The prospective long-range widebody aircraft being developed jointly by the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) and Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) will be called the “CR929,” the China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Co. (CRAIC) joint venture said in Shanghai Sept. 29. CRAIC plans to manufacture a widebody aircraft that will carry 280 passengers over 12,000 km (7,500 miles), making the proposed aircraft somewhat comparable to the Boeing 787 and Airbus ...

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