China's first home-grown large amphibious aircraft AG600 on Sunday took to the skies for maiden flight, Xinhua reports.
At 9:39 a.m., the amphibious aircraft AG600, code named "Kunlong," soared into the sky from the Jinwan Civil Aviation Airport in the city of Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province.
The plane has a 39.6-meter-long fuselage and 38.8-meter wingspan, said its developer, the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).
It is believed to be the world's largest in-development amphibious aircraft.
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