The nose section of C-919 large passenger aircraft has been delivered to Pu Dong assembly base of the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) in Shanghai, Oct. 15, 2014.
It's about to enter the docking stage, and to be assembled with front fuselage. completed the assembly of the nose part on Jul. 31, the 6.6-meter-long nose, consisting of 3,200 components, uses a large amount of advanced composite materials like aluminum-lithium alloy and titanium alloy.
The first C-919 airliner is expected to make a maiden flight by the end of 2015. (Source: Xinhua)