China's Ambitious Effort to Challenge Boeing Airbus Takes Off

May 06, 2017 12:47 AM
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China has completed a test flight for its first domestically built medium-sized passenger jet. The C919 can carry up to 175 passengers and aims to compete with industry champions such as the Boeing 737 and Airbus 320. But, as VOA's Bill Ide reports, the milestone trip is only a first jaunt in a much longer journey.