China’s Commercial Aircraft Corp. (COMAC) is expected to launch the inaugural flight of the much-delayed C919 narrowbody in May, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). CAAC said the flight will take place at the Shanghai Pudong Airport on the fourth runway, which is 3,800 meters (12,467 ft.) long and 60 meters (197 ft.) wide, and can accommodate various aircraft types, including the Airbus A380. The fifth runway, which is specifically designed for the C919 at ...

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