CHINA China's 6th C919 jet completes maiden test flight

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China's 6th C919 jet completes maiden test flight

Xinhua

19:53, December 27, 2019

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A third prototype of the C919 passenger jet makes its maiden flight in Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Dec 28, 2018. (Photo: IC)

SHANGHAI, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- The sixth test plane of the Chinese-produced large passenger jet, C919, completed its maiden flight Friday.

Taking off at 10:15 a.m. at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, the jet flew for 2 hours and 5 minutes, mainly testing the cabin, lighting and external noise. 

The fourth and fifth jets completed their maiden test flights in August and October.

The other five jets are carrying out test flights in Shanghai, the northwestern city of Xi'an, and the eastern cities of Dongying and Nanchang. 

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