China plans to enter the large aircraft manufacturing fray, announcing yesterday via the official state Xinhua News Agency that the "dream" of challenging Boeing and Airbus with domestically produced jets "is expected to come true by 2020 if everything goes well." Liu Daxiang, deputy head of the Dept. of Science and Technology Development at China Aviation Industry Corp. I, said, "We are now fairly well conditioned for making large aircraft with the sound support from growing national ...

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