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World's largest amphibious aircraft takes off in China

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China’s homegrown AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft in production, took to the skies on Sunday for its maiden flight. The plane, codenamed “Kunlong” according to state news agency Xinhua, took off from the southern city of Zhuhai and landed after roughly an hour-long flight. (www.theguardian.com) More...

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joelwiley
joel wiley 3
This "Queen of the Spratly Islands" has a firefighting load of either 3,000 or 7,200 gal depending on who you ask. The lower figure is about equivalent to a C-130 MAFFS unit.
djames225
djames225 3
With all their modern technology, and those engines still put on a smoke show.
andrewcarter747b
https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/world/worlds-largest-amphibious-aircraft-takes-off-in-china/ar-BBHeOeW?li=AAgfLCP&ocid=mailsignout
send2gl
Geoff Lane 1
Now this is an aircraft.

http://mashable.com/2015/08/21/howard-hughes-plane/#rwfsaqNDqsq2
joelwiley
joel wiley 1
And where she sits:
http://www.evergreenmuseum.org/the-spruce-goose

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