COMAC

October 30, 2012 - 9:35am

Two companies under the Hartzell product umbrella announced significant developments at NBAA’12.

October 29, 2012 - 10:55am
Snecma factory in Corbeil, France

CFM faces some uncertainties surrounding its Leap-1C turbofans for the Comac C919 narrowbody, although the engine program schedule calls for that variant of the three-member Leap family to go to test first.

August 20, 2012 - 9:00am
Comac president He Dongfeng (left) and former Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Jim Albaugh

Boeing and China’s Comac opened a new joint-venture facility in Beijing last week to study biofuels refinement and improvements to air traffic management. Its first project is to study the prospects for refining used cooking oil, often described in China as “gutter oil,” into sustainable aviation biofuel.

July 10, 2012 - 7:00pm

Russia’s VSMPO-AVISMA Corp., specialist manufacturer of products made of titanium and aluminum alloys, steel and nickel, and Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Co. (SAMC), have signed a long-term purchase contract for titanium forging products for the Comac C919 aircraft program.

April 16, 2012 - 10:40am
Bombardier Shanghai office

Bombardier Aerospace’s efforts to cultivate closer ties with the Chinese commercial aircraft industry continued last week with the official opening of a new office in Shanghai, now the home base of the Canadian company’s partnership with China’s Comac.

April 5, 2012 - 5:40am

China’s Civil Aviation Authority issued the Comac ARJ21-700 type inspection authorization in late February, allowing it to begin the final process of flight-test certification, according to the state-run China Daily.

March 26, 2012 - 4:00pm
Representatives of Bombardier and Comac sign cooperation agreement in Shanghai.

Canada’s Bombardier Aerospace and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) signed a definitive agreement on March 21 to cooperate on four areas or “program commonalities” of their respective C Series and C919 narrowbody airliners.

March 26, 2012 - 1:00am

Prospective Chinese business jet owners have an excellent choice of Western-made products here at the ABACE show in Shanghai, but might they one day be able to buy a business aircraft built in their own country? Reports have been brewing in recent months that at least one Western manufacturer is in talks with China’s Comac aerospace group with a view to some sort of joint aircraft development. But, as of press time, nothing had been confirmed.

March 12, 2012 - 10:00am
Boeing customer delivery center Everett.

A busy news cycle for Boeing climaxed last Tuesday with the company’s first so-called collaborative agreement with China’s Comac, under which the would-be rivals agreed to create an aviation energy conservation emissions reduction technology center in Beijing.

March 6, 2012 - 9:04am
Boeing, Comac Contract Signing

Boeing and China’s Comac have signed their first so-called collaboration agreement centering on the creation of an aviation energy conservation and emissions reduction technology center in Beijing, the companies announced Tuesday.

 
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