Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd.
Type Government-owned corporation
Industry Aerospace
Founded Shanghai (May 11, 2008)
Headquarters Shanghai, China
Key people

Zhang Qingwei, Chairman of the Board
Jin Zhuanglong,

General manager
Products Commercial airliners
Parent AVIC

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd., or Comac, (Chinese: 中国商用飞机有限责任公司) is a Chinese aerospace manufacturer established on 11 May 2008 in Shanghai, China.[1] The company has a registered capital of RMB 19 billion (US$2.7 billion as of May 2008). This government-owned corporation will specifically design and eventually build large passenger aircraft with a capacity of over 150 passengers to reduce the country's dependency on Boeing and Airbus.[2]

The first jet to be marketed is the ARJ21, developed by AVIC I which will be followed by the C919, planned for release in 2016.[3]




Comac, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, was established on 11 May 2008 in Shanghai. It is established jointly by Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Aluminum Corporation of China, Baosteel Group Corporation, Sinochem Group, Shanghai Guosheng Corporation Limited , and State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.


Model naming convention

For all models sold beginning with the Comac C919, COMAC's naming system for commercial airliners has taken the form of 9X9.[citation needed]

Aircraft in production or development

Product list and details (date information from Comac)
Aircraft Variants Description Capacity First Flight Launch Customer
First Delivery
Production Ceased
ARJ21 700,900,F,B Twin‑engine, single aisle, short-range 70‑105 November 28, 2008 Chengdu Airlines
C919 Twin‑engine, single aisle, short- to medium-range 150‑190 2014
C929 Twin‑engine, twin aisle ???‑290

Bombardier collaboration

On 24 March 2011, Comac and Bombardier Inc. signed a framework agreement for a long-term strategic cooperation on commercial aircraft. The intention is to break the near-duopoly of Airbus and Boeing.[4][5]

Products included in the programme include:

See also


External links

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