2014-12-30_13-02-31Another OEM squeaked under the year end wire.  China’s first domestic has officially been certified.  This means COMAC can move forward with the ARJ21’s entry into service.  The ARJ21-700 won its certificate after a series of examinations by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

The ARJ21, short for Advanced for the 21st Century, is eight years behind schedule.  It has 78 in a dual-class configuration and 90 seats in a full economy configuration.  Launch customer Chengdu Airlines should take in early 2015.

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