Chengdu Airlines (EU) has confirmed that Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) has pushed its first ARJ21 delivery into next year. The delivery, originally scheduled for Nov. 28, was reportedly delayed owing to the inability of some key parts to pass flight tests, according to an industry insider (ATW Daily News, Sept. 14). The ARJ21, which has received 340 orders, is in the test-flight phase to gain CAAC certification. It is working toward gaining FAA certification, paving the way ...

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