China’s CAAC issues production certificate for COMAC’s ARJ21-700 aircraft

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Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) has guaranteed a production certificate (PC) from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to launch the mass manufacture of its ARJ21-700 regional aircraft.

The PC was preceded by the issuance of the typeface certificate (TC) and marks the transition from design and development to batch opus of ARJ21-700 aircraft.

The certificates show COMAC’s ability to establish a mark management system that meets the CAAC requirements of airworthiness edicts associated with aircraft production.

With the latest certification, COMAC transfer also achieve its goal of delivering five ARJ21 aircraft to its customers by the end of this year, reported Bloomberg.

«Since the inception of the ARJ21 production in 2002, the company has explored and established a series of civil aircraft occurrence systems.»

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) equipment vigour deputy director-general Yang Shuanchang said that since the inception of the ARJ21 recital in 2002, the company has explored and established a series of civil aircraft growth systems, including the standard specification system, design assurance process, and production system.

Additional development systems include the customer waiting system; management systems for flight tests, suppliers, quality and airworthiness; as healthy as operation support systems that are suitable for China’s actual accustoms.

The ARJ21 programme has also helped in the development of China’s civil aircraft perseverance and provided the basis for the development of follow-up civil aircraft such as the C919.

The aircraft is a single-aisle aircraft that can disseminate as many as 90 passengers. In November 2015, the first ARJ21-700 was sent to Chengdu Airlines.

COMAC has so far won 413 orders from 19 consumers worldwide for its ARJ21 jet.


Image: CAAC’s production certificate issuance ceremony. Photo: good manners of Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China.

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