航空之旅 - 中國站 China Aviation Tour - Airbus & Comac Factory Tour, China
Airbus Plant Tour Tianjin
The Airbus (Tianjin) Final Assembly is a joint venture between Airbus and China Tianjin Aviation Industry Investment Co. Ltd. It assembles the A319 and A320 based on the latest state-of-the-art Airbus single-aisle final assembly line in Hamburg, Germany. The aircraft are assembled and delivered in China according to the Airbus worldwide standards.
The Airbus (Tianjin) Delivery Center supports Airbus (Tianjin) Final Assembly in engineering, flight tests and official certification of each aircraft and performs the delivery process of each A320 family aircraft on Quality and on Time to the satisfaction of the Customers.
This factory tour will not only bring you an insight into one of Tianjin's most well-known joint ventures but also provide a great opportunity to discuss questions directly with the Airbus representatives.
Comac Factory Shanghai
Visit the production line and research and development facilities for the C919, ARJ21, China's homegrown aircraft to rival Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. The Comac C919 is a narrow-body airliner developed by Chinese aircraft manufacturer Comac. The Comac C919 is a narrow-body airliner developed by Chinese aircraft manufacturer Comac.
The development programme was launched in 2008. Production of the prototype began in December 2011, with the first prototype being ready on 2 November 2015 and having its maiden flight on 5 May 2017. Its first commercial deliveries are expected in 2021 to China Eastern Airlines.
The aircraft, primarily constructed with aluminium alloys, is to be powered by either CFM International LEAP or ACAE CJ-1000A turbofan engines and be able to carry 156 to 168 passengers in a normal operating configuration up to 5,555 km (3000 nm). It is intended to compete primarily with the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo. As of 31 August 2018, Comac has 1008 commitments including 305 firm orders, mostly from Chinese leasing companies or airlines.