At 14:06 on September 7, the C919 large passenger aircraft 104 took off from the Dongying base of the China Commercial Flight Test Center. During the completion of the navigational LOC omnidirectional test flight, a large flower shape “moon cake” was drawn.
C919 realizes the first “pattern test”
Near the Mid-Autumn Festival, on September 8, China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd. official microblog released a message that the C919 achieved the first “pattern flight test”, using the route track to give everyone “flowers good moon.”
The company introduced that at 14:06 on September 7th, the C919 large passenger plane 104 aircraft took off from the China Commercial Flight Test Center Dongying Base. During the completion of the navigation LOC omnidirectional subject test flight, a large “moon cake” was drawn. . The test pilots who carried out the test flight mission were Cai Jun, Xu Yuanzheng, Zhang Jianwei, Ma Hongwei, and the flight test engineers were Lingning and Li Chang.
The flight route map released by China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd. shows that the C919 large passenger plane 104 aircraft in the air draws an eight-petal flower shape, which is very similar to the common flower-shaped moon cake. Once the news was released, it quickly triggered a hot discussion among netizens. “The future is unlimited (filling), I wish our aviation business is getting better and better!” “There was an idea and completed the test, support!”
According to the official Weibo of China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd., 104 aircraft is the fourth flight test aircraft of the C919 large passenger aircraft. It mainly undertakes flight test missions for avionics systems, take-off and landing performance, automatic flight systems and natural icing.
Expected to enter the intensive flight test phase
In fact, this is not the first time that 104 aircraft has been tested.
According to the official Weibo of China Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd., on August 1, 2019, the C919 large passenger aircraft took off from the fourth runway of Shanghai Pudong International Airport at 5:32. After 1 hour and 25 minutes of flight, After completing a number of test points and performing initial control checks on the various systems of the aircraft, they returned at 6:57 and landed smoothly, successfully completing their first test mission.
At 11:00 on August 30, the C919 aircraft took off from Shanghai Pudong Airport and successfully transferred to Dongying Airport in Shandong. Then, it began to carry out aircraft avionics system verification and natural icing test at the Dongying Base of China Commercial Flight Test Center. Flight test work.
Up to now, a total of four aircrafts of China Commercial Aircraft Corporation have been put into test flight. The 101-103 aircraft has been tested in Xi’an Yanliang, Shandong Dongying, Jiangxi Nanchang and other places. Static tests and other ground verification tests are also steadily advancing. According to the plan, 105 and 106 aircraft will also be put into test flight in the second half of this year. At that time, the development of the C919 large passenger aircraft will enter the intensive test flight phase.
Large aircraft made in China
Since its inception, every successful test flight of the C919 has attracted thousands of attention.
On the afternoon of May 5th, 2017, a blue-green painted aircraft with the word “C919″ on the tail was launched, glided, and accelerated from the fourth runway of Shanghai Pudong Airport, rushing to the blue sky, making countless people look forward to the long-awaited ” The big airplane dream has become a reality. “The successful first flight of the C919 large passenger aircraft marks a major breakthrough in the development of the C919 large-scale civil civil aircraft project with independent intellectual property rights developed by China in accordance with international civil aviation regulations. It is an important milestone in the development of China’s civil aviation industry.”
According to reports, the C919 basic hybrid layout is 158 seats, and the full economic layout is 168 seats. The standard voyage design has a range of 2,200 nautical miles (4075 km) and an increased range of voyages of 3,000 nautical miles (5,555 km) to meet the airline’s operational needs for different routes. The design economic life is 80,000 flight hours / 48,000 landings / 25 calendar years. The largest commercial load is 18,900 kg, and the standard commercial load is 15010 kg. The cruising speed is Mach 0.78 and the maximum speed is Mach 0.82. The maximum flying height is 39,800 feet (12,131 meters) and the cruising altitude is 35,000 feet (10,668 meters).