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Nose part of China's C919 airliner arrives in Shanghai for assembly
Last Updated: 2014-10-20 00:23 | Xinhua
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The nose section of C919 China-made large passenger aircraft has been delivered to Pu Dong assembly base of the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 15, 2014. It's about to enter the docking stage, and to be assembled with front fuselage. China 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 C919 airliner is expected to make a maiden flight by the end of 2015. (Source: Xinhua)

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