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    George1

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    Re: Chinese UAVs

    Post  George1 on Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:20 am

    The newest Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle CH-5 made its first flight









    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2732538.html


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    Re: Chinese UAVs

    Post  George1 on Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:02 pm

    The first test flight of the new Chinese cargo ATP AT200



    October 26, 2017 in Shanxi, the first test flight of a new Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle AT200 was completed. The UAV was developed at the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and is positioned as the world's first unmanned cargo aircraft. The length of the UAV is 11.84 meters, the wingspan is 12.8 meters, the height is 4 meters, the take-off weight is 3.4 tons, the carrying capacity is 1.5 tons, the cargo compartment capacity is 10 cubic meters, the cruising speed is 313 kilometers in hour, flight duration - 8 hours, range - 2183 km., Practical ceiling - more than 6000 meters.

    The first test flight lasted for 26 minutes. During the tests, the apparatus was checked for stability and controllability. As reported, the flight was normal.



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    Re: Chinese UAVs

    Post  GarryB on Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:12 am

    Looks like a rip off of a NZ made Fletcher crop dusting aircraft with a belly cargo space added.

    This is the Fletcher:



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    Re: Chinese UAVs

    Post  JohninMK on Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:21 am

    Here come the Chinese big boys. How about a 20ton payload jobbie? It could be for real!


    Peter W. Singer
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    China has a new drone company that is building both strike drones and the world's largest cargo drone
    (with a 20-ton payload)
    https://www.popsci.com/chinas-new-drone-company-has-big-plans …



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