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C919 to undergo ‘torture’ tests for airworthiness 

The second test plane of the C919, code name for China’s indigenous narrow-body passenger airliner program, got airborne this weekend from Shanghai Pudong Airport. It ascended to an altitude of 4,500 meters and cruised for 75 minutes before touching down at the same airport, Xinhua reported. This second plane flew higher and faster than the […]