The successful maiden flight from the sea is a major step forward in the development of this giant amphibious aircraft. The first time AVIC airplane factory will focus on the firefighting function of the Kunlong.
AG600 Kunlong giant seaplane before sea takeoff
China’s AG600 Kunlong giant amphibious seaplane has conducted test flights over the sea, but it had not landed at sea.
Viking CL-415EAF Enhanced Aerial Firefighter seaplane inaugural flight
First Production Viking CL-415EAF “Enhanced Aerial Firefighter” seaplane flew for the first time at Cascade Aerospace’s facility in Abbotsford, British Columbia yesterday.
Video: what could be the new Viking Air CL-515 versatile amphibian?
Viking Air seaplane factory released this promotional video at the end of last year.
Chinese AG600, the world’s largest seaplane makes first water-based test flight
The AVIC AG600 amphibious aircraft made its maiden flight from Zhuhai Airport in last December and carried out its first water surface take-off and landing in Jingmen water airport last week.
Gidroaviasalon 2018 in Gelendzhik
The world’s largest seaplane festival, Gidroaviasalon was held on the Black Sea coast in Russia last weekend.
Chinese AVIC AG600 giant seaplane maiden flight
The Chinese AVIC AG600 giant seaplane first-ever flight was from Zhuhai Jinwan airport about 50 miles west of Hong Kong. The AG600’s hour-long maiden flight shows it flying over water but not actually landing on it. An aquatic takeoff and landing is set for 2018.
Viking Air Limited plans to produce the SuperScooper water bombers
Viking Air president David Curtis said this week: the aircraft factory plans to start building the SuperScooper water bombers. Last year the Viking Air Limited acquired manufacturing rights for this water bomber, it called the Canadair CL-415, was manufactured by…
Forest fires photos from the cockpit in Portugal
Spanish Air Force 43 Group, which specialises in water bombing forest fires, is flying in Portugal. Canadaair CL215 and Bombardier 415 waterbomber seaplanes are throwing the water on the burning forest 100 miles away from Lisbon.
Gidroaviasalon Marina’s pictures
The Gidroaviasalon was held in Gelendzhik in the territory of Beriev aircraft manufacturer testing and experimental base and Gelendzhik airport at the end of this September. Now we publish some photos of the factory photographer, Marina Lystseva. The Beriev BE-200…