It took the jet about two hours to fly from Shanghai to Xi’an, the capital of northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province. The jet left its production site in Shanghai and flew to the Xi’an-based Chinese Flight Tests Establishment of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China.
The ARJ21-700 jet made its first trial flight in last November. It has since made some 18 trial flights totaling about 34 hours, flying at an altitude of up to 9,000 meters.
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