COMAC ARJ21 aircraft will enter the operating system in 2015 (video)
Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC), a Chinese aircraft manufacturer, announced the model COMAC ARJ21 will enter the operating system in 2015. The first ARJ21 aircraft operated the inaugural flight in November 2008, and has since undergone tests to receive the airworthiness certificate.
The 4 aircraft used in the test accumulated over 2200 flights and over 4200 flight hours. This model reached 70% of the Chinese certification process and over 50% in the FAA case. Probably by the end of 2014 everything will be 100%
The first 2 aircraft COMAC ARJ21-700 will be operated by Chengdu Airlines. These are configured in 2 classes: NOT the Business Class and NOT the Economy Class. Until the present, 252 of ARJ21 aircraft have been ordered, most of the airlines being from China.