AC104 is the fourth C919 flight test aircraft.

COMAC’s C919 AC104 took off from the fourth runway of Shanghai Pudong International Airport at 5:32 yesterday (August 1) and landed at 6:57, completing its first flight test.

AC104 is the fourth C919 flight test aircraft, and mainly undertakes the flight tests related to avionics system, take-off/landing performance, automatic flight system and natural icing.

So far, COMAC has put three other aircraft into flight test – the AC101, AC102 and AC103.

“The static tests and other ground verification tests are in steady progress, and the development of C919 aircraft will enter the phase of high-density, high-difficulty and high-risk flight tests,” COMAC said.

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