COMAC’s C919 AC104 completes first flight test
AC104 is the fourth C919 flight test aircraft.
COMAC’s C919 AC104 took off from the fourth runway of Shanghai Pudong International Airport at 5:32 yesterday (August 1) and landed at 6:57, completing its first flight test.
AC104 is the fourth C919 flight test aircraft, and mainly undertakes the flight tests related to avionics system, take-off/landing performance, automatic flight system and natural icing.
So far, COMAC has put three other aircraft into flight test – the AC101, AC102 and AC103.
"The static tests and other ground verification tests are in steady progress, and the development of C919 aircraft will enter the phase of high-density, high-difficulty and high-risk flight tests," COMAC said.