The first two ARJ21-700s,
ARJ21-700 regional jet is not only China's first airliner independently designed in accordance with international standards, but also the first one to apply for airworthiness certificates from both CAAC and Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), the U.S. Configured with 5-seat per row cabin layout, the regional jet has a standard range of
In May 2013, the ARJ21-700 (serial number 105) was transferred to the final assembly factory of COMAC, which is the first ARJ21-700 to be delivered to Chengdu Airlines in 2014.
It is also learnt that
After the first delivery of ARJ21 aircraft, the company will strive to complete certificate verification in 2014, making good preparation for marketing, according to the COMAC. The C919 aircraft will make its maiden flight before the end of 2015. Currently, C919 has won 380 orders from 15 customers home and abroad, including some foreign customers, disclosed by an official from COMAC.