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Zhuhai 2016: Electrifying ride for Chinese paratroopers?

3rd November 2016 - 05:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Zhuhai


Dongguan Greenway Battery commenced selling its crowdfunded Super Soco electricity-powered motorbike in August, and it has already amassed 3,000 civilian sales. However, at the 11th Zhuhai Air Show in China the company was highlighting potential military applications for its popular platform.

The bike that weighs just 55kg is light enough to be dropped from a regular parachute as used by airborne troops, and it is this application that Greenway is pursuing with the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

It has not yet been adopted, but John Zeng, CEO of Greenway, was confident it eventually would be after trials are

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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