On Dec. 30, 2018, witnessed by CAAC representatives, the Shanghai Branch of AVIC Aircraft Strength Research Institute successfully completed the last stress test of C919 under under maximum vertical landing condition, marking the perfect end of the last static test of the C919 aircraft.
This test is the last limit load condition of C919 after its first flight. It is also a necessary program for airworthiness.The test mainly examined the mid-fuselage and mid-rear fuselage,and one of the most complex tests in the static test of C919.
The test began at 22:00 on Dec.30th, and load is increased step by step according to requirements of the test outline. After stepwise unloading, the CAAC representatives announced that the last load test of the C919 aircraft under the maximum vertical force landing condition was successfully completed.