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COMAC attends 2020 Nanchang Flight Convention

C919 aircraft debuts at industry event

Last Updated (Beijing Time):2020-11-03   Source:News Center of COMAC
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The opening ceremony of 2020 Nanchang Flight Convention was held on October 31st, 2020.

 

At Nanchang Flight Convention from October 31st to November 1st, 2020, ARJ21 Yichun of Jiangxi Air was showcased on the spot, and the C919 aircraft of Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) made its debut at an industry event and conducted a demonstration flight.

At the opening ceremony, Mr. Liu Qi, Secretary of the CPC Jiangxi Provincial Committee and Director of Standing Committee of Jiangxi Provincial People's Congress, Mr. Yi Lianhong, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Jiangxi Provincial Committee and Governor of Jiangxi Province, Mr. He Dongfeng, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of COMAC, Mr. Zhang Yanzhong, Chairman of Advisory Committee on Large Aircraft Projects of the State Council and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Mr. Hong Jiao, Vice President of Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), jointly unveiled the convention. Mr. Wu Xiaojun, Member of Standing Committee of the CPC Jiangxi Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Nanchang Municipal Committee, presided over the ceremony. Mr. Zhao Yuerang, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and President of COMAC, made a speech. Mr. Guo Bozhi, Member of Standing Committee of the Party Committee and Vice President of COMAC, attended the ceremony.

Mr. Yi Lianhong, on behalf of the CPC Jiangxi Provincial Committee and Jiangxi provincial government, extended congratulations on the convening of the convention and extended welcome to the guests attending the convention. He emphasized that Jiangxi would thoroughly implement the decision of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee and the spirit of the major instructions made by General Secretary Xi Jinping when he visited Jiangxi, accelerate the development of the aviation industry in Jiangxi towards being better, stronger and larger while facilitating the high-quality development and building a new development pattern, make every effort to enhance the advantages of Jiangxi in aviation manufacturing, intensify scientific and technological innovation, fully consolidate the major platform of Jiangxi Air, continually deepen foreign cooperation, and realize the aviation dream of Jiangxi as soon as possible with the support of all parties.

Mr. Zhao Yuerang pointed out that COMAC had always thoroughly implemented the spirits of major instructions of General Secretary Xi Jinping on trunk liner career, been earnest and down-to-earth, and made unremitting efforts to realize the Trunk Liner Dream. Jiangxi province was the cradle of Chinese aviation industry, and was also one of the closest partners in the trunk liner career. He hoped that both sides could go forward hand in hand, continually deepen the docking and in-depth cooperation, and promote the sound and steady development of the trunk liner career.

At the site of the flight convention, C919 AC105 which was conducting flight test in Nanchang stretched its elegant and vigorous posture with the blue sky as the background. Professional camera equipment was installed in the vertical stabilizer and the cockpit of the C919 aircraft, and relevant videos were displayed on the screen at the site in real time, so the audience could appreciate the flying posture of the C919 aircraft at a close range and from multiple angles.

C919 aircraft completed the maiden flight successfully on May 5th, 2017. At present, all the six flight test aircraft have been put into certification and flight test. ARJ21 aircraft was put into route operation on June 28th, 2016, and 38 aircraft have been delivered to the customers such as Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Chengdu Airlines, Genghis Khan Airlines and Jiangxi Air. The aircraft have successively operated in more than 86 routes in more than 64 cities, and carried more than 1.3 million passengers.

It is reported that this flight convention was hosted by Nanchang Municipal People's Government, organized by the Administrative Committee of Nanchang National High-tech Industrial Development Zone, themed with "making the aircraft of Jiangxi province fly", and focused on displaying the good foundation, resource advantages and development status of the aviation industry in Jiangxi. COMAC would continually deepen its strategic cooperation with Jiangxi province, accelerate the construction of COMAC Jiangxi Production Flight Test Center, focus on the construction of Nanchang Aerospace Industry Town, and help the aviation industry in Jiangxi achieve high-quality and leap-forward development. (Editor: Li Xinyang, Photographers: Wang Jiliang, Chen Xiao and Wan Quan)

 

 

C919 aircraft made its debut at Nanchang Flight Convention and conducted a demonstration flight.

 

 

ARJ21 Yichun which had just been delivered to Jiangxi Air conducted a demonstration flight at Nanchang Flight Convention.

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