China Delivers First Amphibious Planes To Indian Ocean Island

  • Our Bureau
  • 02:37 PM, September 27, 2016
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China Delivers First Amphibious Planes To Indian Ocean Island
China's A2C-L ultra-light aircraft

China has delivered two A2C Seaplanes to Pacific Ocean Island of Palau.

Two A2C seaplanes, manufactured by the AVIC China Special Air Vehicle Research Institute and Hubei Hangte Technology Co., Ltd. of AVIC General Research Establishment, have been delivered to Pacific Island of Palau last week.

The two aircraft are being procured by Liezi Yufeng General Aviation Company. They will be used for recreational flights throughout Palau’s maritime space, AVIC announced in a statement.

The two aircraft arrived in Palau after extensive disassembly, packaging, and 15 days of sea transportation. Palau’s President and the local governor gave their attention to re-assembly and the test flight, visiting the site and watching the demonstration.

 

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