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China's home-grown jet takes first flight

Spectators take photos as they watch the Comac C919, China's first large passenger jet, coming in for a landing on its maiden flight at Shanghai's Pudong airport. 


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Spectators take photos as they watch the Comac C919, China's first large passenger jet, coming in for a landing on its maiden flight at Shanghai's Pudong airport. REUTERS/Greg Baker/Pool

Spectators take photos as they watch the Comac C919, China's first large passenger jet, coming in for a landing on its maiden flight at Shanghai's Pudong airport. REUTERS/Greg Baker/Pool
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China's home-grown C919 passenger jet takes off on its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai.

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China's home-grown C919 passenger jet takes off on its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. China Daily/via REUTERS

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet takes off on its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. China Daily/via REUTERS
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China's home-grown C919 passenger jet takes off on its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Stringer

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet takes off on its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Stringer

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet takes off on its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Stringer
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People react during the maiden flight of China's home-grown C919 passenger at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

People react during the maiden flight of China's home-grown C919 passenger at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

People react during the maiden flight of China's home-grown C919 passenger at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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China's home-grown C919 passenger jet lands during its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. China Daily/via REUTERS

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet lands during its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. China Daily/via REUTERS

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet lands during its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. China Daily/via REUTERS
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Members of staff wave as they step out of China's home-grown C919 passenger jet after following its maiden flight at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

Members of staff wave as they step out of China's home-grown C919 passenger jet after following its maiden flight at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

Members of staff wave as they step out of China's home-grown C919 passenger jet after following its maiden flight at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet at Manufacturing and Final Assembly Center of state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China during a media tour in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet at Manufacturing and Final Assembly Center of state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China during a media tour in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet at Manufacturing and Final Assembly Center of state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China during a media tour in Shanghai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Employees work at Manufacturing and Final Assembly Center of state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work at Manufacturing and Final Assembly Center of state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work at Manufacturing and Final Assembly Center of state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Cockpit of a model of China's home-grown C919 passenger jet at the Research and Development Center. REUTERS/Aly Song

Cockpit of a model of China's home-grown C919 passenger jet at the Research and Development Center. REUTERS/Aly Song

Cockpit of a model of China's home-grown C919 passenger jet at the Research and Development Center. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees work on a China's home-grown C919 passenger jet. REUTERS/Aly Song
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