Chinese jet, many US parts

“The first version might be a little behind in terms of efficiency, but Comac is doing everything it needs to invest in technology. Over the long term, it will be just as competitive as anything from the West”


Steve Lien

Steve Lien, Asia-Pacific president for Honeywell Aerospace, discusses Comac’s C919 passenger jet ahead of a first test flight later this month.

The Financial Times reports that Honeywell will supply the wheels, brakes and flight control systems for the C919 – a plane that will compete with the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 737 but which is badly behind schedule.

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