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ITPS Wins Bid to Support COMAC C919 Natural Icing Flight Tests

January 29, 2021

ITPS wins bid to support the COMAC C919 Natural Icing Flight Tests in London.

A prototype C919 will be operating out of London International Airport (CYXU) to conduct certification flight tests for flight into natural icing conditions. ITPS is providing logistics as well as a test pilot and meteorologists services in support of the trial. The test campaign is scheduled of March 2021 but may slip to the fall of 2021 depending on COVID-19 and other factors. ITPS has a long-standing relationship with COMAC providing expertise and test pilot training for the C-919 project. The award of the contract provides international recognition of the outstanding flight test facility established by ITPS in London and the world-class expertise in aircraft certification of the ITPS team.

COMAC aircraft in flight