AVIC’s AG600 first flight

Earlier today (China time) AVIC’s AG600 made its first flight.  You can see a short video here. Since it is a holiday period, and you probably have the time (and since you’re here today, you must be an Avgeek!)  here is a link to a one hour video. The...

AG600 first glide test

According to the official Xinhua news agency, the domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, took its first glide test.  We have not seen any video coverage of this, and there surely is somewhere.  Below is a video of taxi testing...

AG600 nearer to first flight

China’s AG600 is the world’s largest amphibian aircraft and has passed its first engine tests.  First flight is planned for later this year. The engine test ran the four WJ-6 turboprops. Next comes a comprehensive ground test program which leading to first...