China made its first flight the world’s largest amphibious aircraft
The world’s largest amphibious aircraft AG600 made its first test flight. Aircraft designed for fire fighting, the first instance released at the aircraft factory in Zhuhai.
The plane took off from the airport of this city and held in the air for about an hour. However, he did not rise above 3 thousand meters, in flight he was accompanied by another Board with a team of technicians.
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The machine has four turboprop engines, a hull length of 39 m and the wings are almost the same extent.
Amphibian can take on Board 12 tons of water from open reservoirs for 20 seconds. AG600 at the request of the operators can be equipped with additional equipment for monitoring the marine environment, for passenger or freight transport, exploration of mineral resources, said “RIA Novosti”.
As reported iz.ru ground tests of the aircraft completed the Chinese specialists in April 2017.