China-made amphibious aircraft AG600 makes first flight
20:05, Sunday, 24 December, 2017
China-developed AG600 aircraft, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft has taken its maiden flight today in the city of Zhuhai in southern China’s Guangdong Province. AG600 is the world’s largest amphibious plane and the first large specialist civil aircraft developed entirely in China. The 37-meter-long AG600 is around the size of a Boeing 737 and has a wingspan of 38.8 meters. The amphibious aircraft can be used to control forest fires, and to conduct maritime search and rescue operations.