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Dubai Airshow 2017: AVIC tight-lipped on presence

14th November 2017 - 08:21 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Dubai


Aviation Corporation of China (AVIC) has a strong presence of rotary and UAV models at the Dubai Airshow.    

One of the small-scale models on display is the Z-19E attack helicopter. The light armed attack helicopter made its debut at the China helicopter Exposition in 2015.

The 4t rotorcraft has a 4,250kg takeoff weight and excluding pilots and fuel it has a 892kg payload. The aircraft’s maximum speed in air to ground attack configuration, according to company literature, is marketed as 245km/h.

Its maximum range at sea level is 646km and endurance is 4h.

The Z-19E undertook its maiden flight

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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