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Tango0125 Dec 2017 12:19 p.m. PST

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"It is the largest amphibious aircraft currently being produced and it's tailored to support China's extra-territorial claims.

It's been a year and a half since we reported on China's ambitious AG600 amphibian project, its intended uses, and its strategic implications, but yesterday the indigenous design finally took to the air for the first time.

The roughly 737-sized aircraft flew for a short period of time from Zhuhai airport in Guangdong province. The flight seemed fairly uneventful and video of it was aired by Chinese media and has made its way around social media…"
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian25 Dec 2017 1:16 p.m. PST

The Pacific Clipper flies again!

jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP25 Dec 2017 2:48 p.m. PST

Cool looking airplane,

Charlie 1225 Dec 2017 3:49 p.m. PST

Juan Trippe would be proud (China Clipper days).

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP26 Dec 2017 12:59 a.m. PST

Described as "a protector spirit of the sea, islands and reefs".

LOL. Because we all know how protective they are of the sea, islands and reefs in the South China Sea.

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