China’s home-grown C919 aircraft hit by tough US export controls, limiting threat to Airbus and Boeing

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China’s home-grown C919 aircraft hit by tough US export controls, limiting threat to Airbus and Boeing

China’s C919 aircraft – a no-show at the country’s biggest air show this week – has found it harder to meet certification and production targets amid tough US export rules, according to three people with knowledge of the programme.The state-owned manufacturer, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), has been unable to get timely help from suppliers and has run out of some spare parts, those people said.As of December, the United States has required special licences to export parts and…

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