A new plane coming to the market? The CR929

What we know

Today at the Zhuhai Airshow in China, Russia and China just revealed a concept design that the two nations are working on. The aircraft, marketed as the CR929 is a long-range aircraft expected to make its maiden flight in 2023.
The aircraft looks strikingly similar to the Airbus A350 in both shape and design. The aircraft has a full LED screen cockpit and has a sidestick, rather than a yoke, again similar to Airbus Aircraft.

My opinion

It’ll be quite interesting to see a brand new long-haul aircraft enter the market and compete alongside the giants with the likes of Airbus and Boeing. It’ll also be interesting to see which airlines decide to use this aircraft, and how it is welcomed to the market.

What do you think about this?

More info: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZzbgfidzvI

The mockup model includes:
A section of the fuselage. the cockpit and interior.


Interesting. On the outside that looks spitting image of a 787, does it not?


The nose definitely does. If you check out the video and see the whole aircraft, the wings are almost a replica of the A350.


9 in Chinese sounds like a long time in Chinese, so the CR929 has so many nines is because they wish this plane can be in service for a long time.


I see Airbus and Boeing potentially having a problem with this.


Do the math.


Heyy Waffles… I call this: Illuminati Confirmed

But on a serious note, it’ll be interesting to see how well they will compete against the Manufacturer giants, Airbus and Boeing. Those 2 clearly are dominating but how bright does the future look for them is a whole another story to unfold…


I can see where you are coming from, but I think if it were the whole body of the aircraft that looked like a 787 or an A350, then there could be some issues, but it don’t know.

Great to see a plane from a different manufacturer other than Airbus It Boeing.


When 787 and A350 combine the CR929 is made.


This looks Amazing!


Noooooo! Can’t let the A350 beauty get defeated!


Another knockoff product…

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Remember the looks of current aircraft follow function over form so calling planes a copy does not really work based on its looks.

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I think the big issue is that the know nothing consumers hear they are on a boeing, or Airbus, and know the brand. They just arnt going to have the same trust in this

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There is really only one type of the most effective aerodynamic form. All these companies are walking different roads to the same destination.

Wow, doesn’t this look like they secretly took a Boeing 787 and took an a350 interior and put them together to what is called a CR929

China is known for making replica like cars, especially from European companies, that are not very popular(there best replica, for some reason, looks almost exactly like a Land Rover Evoque).This plane is literally a replica of the Airbus A350 or Boeing 787.

Chinese aviation industry is finally growing. They have made the ARJ21 and the C919.
I’m looking forward to the next one.
People say China just keep copying other countries, I have been trying to deny that, but the C929 really looks like the 787

I wouldn’t trust it unless it’s made by Boeing or Airbus this is just a copy of the 787

That’s true, they’ll have to find a way to show that thisaircraft is better than the rest in the market.

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