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The first C919 passenger jet made by the Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (Comac) is pulled out during a news conference next to a Chinese national flag at the company's factory in Shanghai, November 2, 2015. Comac rolled out China's first homemade 158-seated C919 narrow body jet, which is meant to rival similar models from Airbus Group and Boeing Co. State television also showed footage of the aircraft rolling off the assembly line in Comac's Shanghai factory. In a statement, the company said it had already received 517 orders for the aircraft mainly from domestic firms. REUTERS/China Daily CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

China completes production of own passenger plane

SHANGHAI: China’s first big passenger plane rolled off the assembly line on Monday as the Asian giant seeks the prestige of having its own aviation sector, and to challenge foreign giants Airbus and Boeing for More...