News | 09/30/2022 C919 receives CAAC type certification with Liebherr technology on board

The C919 will be able to carry up to 168 passengers. – © COMAC

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On September 29, 2022, the C919 aircraft of the Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC has received its type certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) in Beijing.

Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse (France), Liebherr’s center of competence for air management systems, provides the integrated air management system and the high and low pressure ducting for the aircraft. Liebherr’s center of competence for flight control and actuation systems as well as landing gear systems, Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg (Germany), is responsible for the development and manufacture of the landing gear system.

Liebherr-Aerospace will provide full life cycle support for its components and systems on board the C919. The company offers training sessions to prepare the aircraft operators’ maintenance personnel and its field service network. COMAC and the Chinese operators of the aircraft will be supported by Liebherr with material, service solutions, and technical support through its service center Liebherr-Aerospace China, based in Shanghai.

The C919 is expected to enter into service at China Eastern airlines in the coming weeks.