Chinese AG 600 seaplane large amphibious flying boat

中国自主研制、全球在研最大水陆两栖飞机AG600在广东珠海首飞。AG600填补了我国在大型水陆两栖飞机领域的研制空白,继运20、C919之后为我国大飞机家族再添一名强有力的重量级选手。

The aircraft made its first flight in Zhuhai, Guangdong on 24 December 2017. The development of the plane is one of China’s three “big plane projects” approved by the State Council of China, along with the Xi’an Y-20 and C919.

General characteristics

Capacity: 50 passengers
Length: 36.9 m (121 ft 1 in)
Wingspan: 38.8 m (127 ft 4 in)
Height: 12.1 m (39 ft 8 in)
Max takeoff weight: 53,500 kg (117,947 lb)
Powerplant: 4 × WJ-6 turboprops, 3,805 kW (5,103 hp) each
Propellers: 6-bladed constant speed propellers

Performance

Maximum speed: 570 km/h (354 mph; 308 kn)
Range: 5,500 km (3,418 mi; 2,970 nmi)
Service ceiling: 10,500 m (34,400 ft)