AG-600 Kunlong China 

The largest amphibious aircraft in the world flew for the first time

The AG600 Kunlong, similar in size to a Boeing 747, made a one-hour flight at the end of December. Designed and manufactured by China, the largest amphibious aircraft in the world made its first flight on December 24. The aircraft has four engines with propellers, a size similar to a Boeing 747, a wingspan of 38.8 meters and a load capacity of 53.5 tons. It can fly for 12 hours and transport up to 50 people. The AG600 Kunlong was conceived with the purpose of fighting fires and carrying out marine…

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Ministros de asuntos exteriores Cape Verde China 

An agreement will allow flights between Cape Verde and China

The negotiations would end in mid-2018. The visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cape Verde to China had in his agenda the field of aviation. Both countries are negotiating an agreement that will allow companies Beijing Capital Airlines and TACV Cabo Verde Airlines to fly between the two countries. The announcement was made on November 9 when the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cape Verde, Luis Filipe Tavares, completed a five-day visit to the People’s Republic of China, where he met with his counterpart Wang Yi. There are…

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Shangai city, in China Boeing China 

China and Boeing sign agreement for 300 aircraft

During the visit of Trump, China signed an agreement that includes orders and commitments. China reached an agreement for the purchase of 300 aircraft, in the framework of a visit by US President Donald Trump to Beijing. Boeing and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company signed the agreement that includes orders and commitments for 300 single-aisle and twin-aisle aircraft. The value amounts to 37.000 million dollars. According to Boeing, China will need 7240 aircraft in the next 20 years to attend the growing demand. The figure means 18% of the world total. The agreement was…

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China and Russia joint venture CRAIC aircraft China Russia 

China and Russia will build aircraft together

A new Joint Venture (JV) has been created between China and Russia. The agreement created by manufacturers from both countries aims to build a new 280-seat widebody aircraft. Based in Shanghai,  is a JV between Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) and Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will be knows as China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Co (CRAIC). The aircraft will have a range of 12.000 km, entering this way in the long haul flights market, currently led by Boeing and Airbus. Airplanes are in the stage of preliminary design and…

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