The world's LARGEST amphibious aircraft with a wingspan of 127 feet will arrive by 2022, says chief designer for the Chinese firm building the plane
The world's largest amphibious aircraft will be delivered to customers within the next four years, according to the plane's Chinese manufacturers.
The AG600 boasts a wingspan of 127 feet (39 metres) - roughly the length of a blue whale - and is designed to carry out marine rescues and battle forest fires.
tykeeng, Leicester, United Kingdom, 13 hours ago
And look at all the smoke coming from them engines!!!
wibb20, The Midlands, United Kingdom, 12 hours ago
At take off, where they are working at their hardest ....?! And just in case you are inferring it, these are Western built engines, not chinese built.
paddy1303, manchester, United Kingdom, 13 hours ago
Personally I would not trust a Chinese made plane, car or motorbike
elbic, REIGATE, United Kingdom, 4 hours ago
Gosh, it's only taken them 80 years and they've managed to copy the Short Sunderland flying boat, which first flew in 1937.
Goddag hr, Outer Space, Denmark, 12 hours ago
sea planes are so 1930's
johnn dough, City, United States, 12 hours ago
"made in China" means the same thing is always has.
seriously, coventry, United Kingdom, 8 hours ago
Cheaper but better than UK or US
Sunday Best, Heaven , United Kingdom, 12 hours ago
Length of a blue whale you normally measure things compared to Iphones
Hot Felon, Mkt Weighton, United Kingdom, 12 hours ago
Can you remember when everything was made in Hong Kong.
Nipon de Carlos, indiginus, United States, 9 hours ago
Japan Taiwan Hong Kong and now China.
Scibellitowin, SF, United States, 11 hours ago
These are desperately needed in Alaska.