The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has given a type certificate to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) ARJ21 regional jet, likely clearing the way for the long-delayed aircraft to enter service in 2015. GE Aviation, whose CF34-10A engines will power the ARJ21-700 model that has been certified, has issued a statement from Beijing confirming the type certification. The aircraft can seat 78-90 passengers depending on seating configuration. Launch customer Chengdu ...

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