China’s First Homegrown Passenger Jet Has Been Cleared for Takeoff — Fortune

China’s first homegrown passenger jet is set for its maiden flight after clearing critical high-speed taxiing tests in Shanghai. The C919 prototype, developed by the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) since 2008, is now expected to take off next month, CNN reports. Grounds tests conducted at Shanghai Pudong International Airport saw the 158-seat,…

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