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What it’s like to fly on the COMAC ARJ21

Bored of Boeing 737s and tired of Airbus A320s, Richard Vandervord fancied a Chinese, sampling a flight aboard a COMAC ARJ21

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C919 goes on tour

The COMAC C919 airliner, China’s equivalent of the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737, travelled beyond its home country for the first time in February 2024 as the manufacturer began a sales tour.

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Cathay Cargo adds A350F

The Cathay Group has ordered six new Airbus A350Fs to join the airline’s cargo division, Cathay Cargo, with the right to acquire 20 more aircraft.

Xiamen International Airport for MSFS released

Scenery developer, SamScene3D has released Xiamen International Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

North Korea’s Air Koryo flies first international flight since COVID

The flag carrier of North Korea, Air Koryo, has conducted its first international flight since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Can China's new COMAC C919 truly rival the A320 and 737?

China has succeeded in pressing into service an indigenously built jet airliner – the COMAC C919. Mark Broadbent details its design and development and ponders its prospects

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Is the US starting to catch China and Russia in the hypersonic missile race?

Three years after the Pentagon confirmed that China had deployed its first operational hypersonic land-attack missile to its frontline forces, the US military is finally beginning to catch up with its rivals in the race to develop munitions capable of traveling five times the speed of sound, as David Axe reports

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Is China's new stealth fighter a threat to Taiwan? Chengdu J-20's impact assessed

China’s latest stealth fighter could be at the vanguard of an attack on Taiwan. David Axe assesses the impact of the Chengdu J-20

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Investigators release update on fatal China Eastern 737 crash

Chinese investigators have released an update on the investigation into the 2022 crash of a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737.

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What would an air war between China, Taiwan and the US look like?

Simulations of a war between the US and China find that air-to-air combat is unlikely. CAJ examines the role aircraft will play in the fight for Taiwan