China’s first domestic seaplane

In Sichuan Province the major part of China’s first self-developed seaplane AG600 was successfully assembled by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group. The plane will finally be manufactured in China Aviation Industry General Aircraft in Zhuhai. The two companies both belong to Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC). AG600 is the largest Read more…

China’s hypersonic wind tunnel

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) completed its first hypersonic wind tunnel flutter testing. By successfully conducting this test China is another step closer to bridge the technological gap with foreign companies. Especially for testing and designing new hypersonic vehicles, special test equipment is important. Hypersonic aircrafts are affected by hypersonic flow, aerodynamic heating and Read more…