China finally tested world’s biggest unmanned transport drone successfully, which can carry a payload of 1.5 tons, official media stated on Wednesday. A big commercial drone Feihong-98 (FH-98) created and adjusted by the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology made a successful test flight at Baotou test site in North China’s Inner Mongolia self-governing region on Tuesday, state-run China Daily detailed.
Feihong-98 (FH-98) is presently the world’s biggest unmanned transport airplane, with a most extreme payload of up to 1.5 tons, it said. It was adjusted from the model of the Shifei Y5B, a China-created transport plane.
As China’s first completely locally assembled transport airplane, the Shifei Y5B has a past filled with more than a long time since its first trip in 1957 and has been broadly utilized. As per Liu Meixuan, leader of the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology, the FH-98 highlights straightforward take-off and landing, basic task, cutting edge innovation, at a reasonable expense.
The FH-98 has a most extreme departure weight of 5.25 tons, a greatest limit of 1.5 tons and 15 cubic meters, a flight stature of 4,500 meters, a cruising pace of 180 kilometers for every hour, and a most extreme range of 1,200 kms, the report further added.
China has been making progresses in the advancement of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. On October 9, state media announced that China will offer 48 of its Wing Loong II top of the line observation and multi-role Chinese drones to its all-climate partner Pakistan.