05/16/2017 Equipped with Liebherr technology: the C919 takes off for its first flight

COMAC C919 during its maiden flight with Liebherr technology on board - © COMAC

COMAC C919 during its maiden flight with Liebherr technology on board - © COMAC

COMAC’s latest passenger aircraft, the C919, successfully completed its first flight on May 5th, 2017. Liebherr-Aerospace supplies major systems to C919-a family of commercial single-aisle and narrow-body aircraft. Liebherr-Aerospace supplies the landing gear system as well as the integrated air management system.

The Management of Liebherr-Aerospace commented: “We congratulate COMAC’s team for this great achievement. The first flight of the C919 is a historic event and a very important milestone. We have been a partner to COMAC for eight years now and we highly appreciate our collaboration. Our customer COMAC can count on Liebherr for the further steps of the C919 program.”

The company offers support solutions for its components and systems on board the C919 during the aircraft’s entire life cycle. Thanks to its international network of maintenance, repair and overhaul stations and spares distribution facilities, Liebherr-Aerospace’s customer service organization ensures customer proximity and high-level performance for aircraft operators across the world.