Archive For The “COMAC” Category

Russia’s aviation industry gets a haircut

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Russia’s aviation industry gets a haircut






[UPDATED] One of the primary reasons the Russia state decided to merge its various aerospace companies was to ensure they did not spread national resources too thin.  After the fall of the Soviet Union, money became real and budgets became serious.  UAC became a joint stock company in 2006 with the state owning just over…

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CAAC’s latest five year plan and Rule 96 – a boost for regional jet demand?

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China’s Civil Aviation Administration re;eased its latest (13th) five year plan on February 3.   In this plan there are five areas of focus: sustained safety of civil aviation, building a national integrated airport system, comprehensively improving aviation service capability, strengthening support and service quality of air traffic management and speeding up transition through reform and…

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Into the next cycle: Commercial Aerospace 2030

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Into the next cycle:  Commercial Aerospace 2030






AIR (AirInsightResearch) released its new forecast of the commercial aviation market to 2030.  This analysis consists of a 32 page document with 37 charts highlighting the current and forecast market for the major aircraft OEMs (Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier, COMAC, EMBRAER, Mitsubishi, UAC). Related posts: Global Market Breakdown Premium #300 – Looking out to 2035…

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CFM LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system wins FAA/EASA certification

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CFM LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system wins FAA/EASA certification






Today CFM International announced their LEAP-1C engine, for the COMAC C919, has won certification from both EASA and the FAA. The certification from both agencies is unusual.  Another unusual feature of this engine is that CFM provided COMAC with a totally integrated propulsion system that includes the engine, nacelle, and thrust reverser. While this news…

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Premium #308: Looking Ahead to 2017

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As we approach the end of the year, it is time to look ahead to the new year, and what we will likely see next year.¬† Our fearless¬†forecast follows: Welcome to AirInsight¬†Premium content. This page is only available to active members. Already a member? LOGIN HERE Interested in becoming a member? GET STARTED TODAY Username…

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C919 progress

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C919 progress






More than a year since its engines were delivered, the C919 fired them up for the first time last week on November 9th.  The C919 is powered by the LEAP 1C, and is the third of the LEAP-engined models, after the A320neo and 737MAX.  The LEAP 1C engines closely resemble those found on the A320neo,…

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