China unveiled more details of its plan to build "jumbo aircraft," which it defines as passenger jets with more than 150 seats or freighters with a takeoff weight of more than 100 tons, saying it will begin assembling the planes in 10 or more years in Shanghai and Xi'an, according to the official state Xinhua News Agency. The large aircraft manufacturing project, revealed last month (ATWOnline, March 13), is "still in the initial planning phase" and will "initially target the domestic ...

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