China’s new amphibious aircraft has the range to cover the whole of the contested South China Sea
China’s new amphibious aircraft has the range to cover the whole of the contested South China Sea

China builds world's largest amphibious aircraft

27 July 2016

China has completed the production of the world’s largest amphibious aircraft.

The AG600 is about the size of a medium haul commercial plane and is capable of taking off and landing directly on water.

The announcement comes just weeks after China revealed its largest domestic commercial aircraft, the C919.

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