COMAC’s C919 & ARJ21 win awards

chinadaily.com.cn Updated:2017-12-01

COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd) has won two national awards, according to a news report released on Nov 29.

COMAC's ARJ21 (Advanced Regional Jet for the 21st Century) received the Good Design Award at the 2017 Chinese Congress on Innovation Design. And its C919 passenger plane won the Excellent Project Management and Practice Award at the 2017 International Forum on Chinese Characteristics & Cross Culture Project Management.

The Chinese Congress on Innovation Design is aimed at introducing new innovative products into China's manufacturing industry. The winning products mainly serve to support China's national key projects, benefit social welfare, prop up the domestic manufacturing industry and maintain sustainable development.

Meanwhile, the products granted Project Management and Practice Awards reflect China's achievements in project management in several industries both at home and abroad.

At the event, a representative from the C919 team made a speech concerning COMAC's project management system and the C919's maiden flight.

In addition, Ou Lixiong, vice-president of the International Project Management Association said that the 150-seat C919 is China's first trunkliner aircraft designed according to international standards. Its successful maiden flight heralds significant progress for China's civil aviation industry.