In China completed the first test flight of the largest in the world of amphibious aircraft AG600, reports Xinhua.

9:39 a.m. local time, the plane, named Kunlun successfully soared into the sky from the airport of civil aviation Jinwan Zhuhai. The flight lasted about an hour.

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“The successful first flight has made China one of few countries in the world are able to develop a large amphibious aircraft,” – said the chief designer of AG600 Juan Lingkai.

Model aircraft AG600 at the exhibition in Beijing (photo – EPA)

The aircraft is equipped with four turboprop engines, fuselage length of 39.6 meters, wingspan – 38.8 per meter. The maximum speed of the plane is 500 km/h, the maximum flight time to 12 hours and a maximum takeoff weight of 53.5 tons.

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