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11-Jun-2012 10:18 AM

COMAC’s ARJ21 reportedly facing delays due to design flaws

Commercial Aircraft of China’s (COMAC) first aircraft, the ARJ21, is reportedly facing delays due to design flaws (Reuters, 08-Jun-2012). The aircraft, which is designed to compete with Bombardier and Embraer, has reportedly been faced with flaws in its wings, wiring and computer systems. Meanwhile COMAC plans to commence deliveries of its C919 by 2016 which is to compete with the A320 and Boeing 737.

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