China's domestically developed C919 passenger jet is seen during its second test flight near Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China September 28, 2017. (China Daily via REUTERS)
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China's domestically developed C919 passenger jet completed its second test flight Thursday, the jet's maker said, but the duration and near five-month gap since its first flight have raised questions over whether its latest delivery target can be met.Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Industries Ltd's, Mitsubishi Regional Jet -- Japan's first passenger aircraft -- took its second flight eight days after it first flew in 2015 while the gap between the first and second flight for the Airbus A350 was five days, Perrett said.Strongly backed by China's government, COMAC has so far announced orders for 730 C919 planes from 27 customers, many of which are Chinese leasing companies.
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