Defence Notes

China's water dragon takes to the air

29th December 2017 - 13:03 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei


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China’s first large-scale amphibious aircraft took its maiden flight from the Jinwan Civil Aviation Airport, Zhuhai, in China’s southern Guangdong Province on 24 December .

The AG600 Jiaolong (Water Dragon) is now the largest amphibious aircraft available in the world. Powered by four WJ-6 turboprop engines, the China Aviation ...

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