AG600 Firefighter Takes Flight

AG600 Firefighter Takes Flight

AVIC developed a new configuration for its AG600 large amphibian aircraft and that new version, in firefighter configuration, recently successfully completed its first flight.  The AG600 Firefighter aircraft took off from Zuhai Jinwan airport on May 31st and spent 20...

The AG600 flies

On Saturday the AG600 made its first flight from water.   The program was approved in 2009 and unveiled in 2016.  The plan is for AVIC to start deliveries in 2022.  This is typical for Chinese aircraft programs – it takes a long time to get from the concept...