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Chinese Pilots to fight wildfires
« on: May 25, 2015, 04:14:50 AM »
Chinese pilots to train in Canada to fly new amphibious air tanker
(AG600 TA-600)

Chinese pilots will be training in Canada to fly the new TA-600 amphibious aircraft now being built in China by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China.

The new Chinese aircraft will have a 3,000-gallon water capacity, four turboprop engines, can handle a wave height of two meters, and will have a maximum speed of 354 mph (570 kph, 308 knots).
Maiden flight mid 2016