China has developed a new fatigue-resistant technology for helicopter rotors to reduce wear and tear of rotors of on-duty choppers. “The new rotor infused with anti-fatigue technology could be used on China's future heavy-lift transport helicopters and gunships, which need to perform extreme manoeuvers in combat,” Wei Dongxu, a Beijing-based military analyst, was quoted as saying by
Chinas AV500 unmanned helicopter developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has completed its first night night operation on June 14, and is likely to be commissioned to service soon. The chopper drone, billed as a competitor to the US-made MQ-8 Fire Scout, took off and flew towards the sea in a headwind of 15 meters per second in South China's Hainan Province
China displayed a scale-model of its FC-31 stealth fighter jet at the Paris Airshow 2019 with different contours than that of its current prototype triggering speculation that the jet had been upgraded with new features. “The displayed model shows noteworthy changes in design that could significantly improve its capabilities,” pro-government Global Times noted
A Pakistani JF-17 fighter jet which completed its first deep overhaul in China was returned to Islamabad in March this year. The overhaul was carried out by the Changsha 5712 Aircraft Industry Company which functions under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)
Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC), China state-owned civil and military plane manufacturer plans to set up a plant in the European country of Croatia. AVIC makes several civilian airplanes and has big plans to get into the global market for single and double aisle airliners challenging the traditional dominance of Airbus and Boeing
China has flown an ageing Su-30MKK fighter jet, sourced from Russia with its latest home-made PL-12 air-to-air missile. China unveiled a set of photos of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navys Su-30MKK fighter jets' first training on January 6, 2019, China Military Online reported
Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has completed exporting the 100th domestically-developed Wing Loong Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The state-run manufacturer started to export the Wing Loong series in 2010
Four J-20 stealth fighter jets of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLA-AF) flew over the Zhuhai Jinwan Airport yesterday in preparation for Airshow China 2018 next week signaling increased deployment of the fifth generation jets believed to be a competition for the US-made F-22. Two J-20 formations, each consisting of two fighter jets, made a low pass near the airport, after which one of them put on a solo aerobatics performance
A Chinese Y-12E Turboprop aircraft operated by Royal Nepal Airlines (RNA) commenced flights to Lukla, considered the worlds most dangerous airport. Flights to this airport, which had been suspended since two years, recommenced earlier this month with the RNA flight connecting Kathmandu to Lukla
Leonardo has signed a MoU with Kangde Investment Group of China to establish a joint venture, Kangde Marco Polo Aerostructures Jiangsu for the development, production and assembly of composite materials components for the CR929 wide-body aircraft. Kangde Investment Group celebrated the laying of the foundation stone of the new facility in Zhangjiagang city, in the Chinese province of Jiangsu, today where the carbon fibre fuselage sections for the new CR929 long-range airliner will be built
China's large amphibious aircraft AG600 took and off, flew and landed back to successfully mark its first water-based test flight Saturday at a lake in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei Province. State owned media, Global Times reported that the aircraft lifted off from the water of Jingmen's Zhanghe Reservoir at 8:51 am, and landed back on to water at 9:05 am, quoting a statement its manufacturer Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) today
North, South Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC) will commence discussions Tuesday on disarming the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the fortified border between the two countries. The meeting is to open at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the Demilitarized Zone at 10 a
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