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China to seek FAA certification of passenger jet

China’s top aviation regulator said Friday that it aimed to work jointly with U.S. authorities on certifying the planned new C919 passenger jet.

The aircraft is seen as the first shot in China’s effort to break the duopoly in large civil aircraft held by Airbus and Boeing Co.  and securing approval from overseas regulators will be crucial in finding customers outside the country’s fast-growing domestic market. Get the full story »