Today the long-planned Chinese rival to Boeing and Airbus, the C919, made its debut in Shanghai.
Does this matter? What does it show about China? About Boeing and Airbus? About the world’s technology battles, and the future of manufacturing? About the environment?
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As a bonus, here is a look not too long ago at Zhuhai airport, venue of the opening scene of the book, a place whose history contains its own lessons about China’s high tech development. As you can read in the book!