Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) have entered into an agreement to study the feasibility of designing a new widebody aircraft, according to a statement by Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade. The Ministry said the new aircraft would have a capacity of 250-300 seats and should be competitive with aircraft of the same type from other manufacturers. Currently, only Airbus and Boeing manufacture aircraft of that size. “We ...

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