C919 starts first long-distance test flight

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/11/10 13:19:10

The Chinese-produced large passenger jet, C919, started its first long-distance test flight on Friday morning.

With five crew members onboard, the plane took off in Shanghai Pudong International Airport at 11:38 a.m. on Friday and flied to Yanliang Testing Base in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

In Yanliang, it will undergo further testing.

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