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First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

World's largest amphibious plane to make its maiden flight

Trial production of China-made TA600 aircraft, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, has started in China following completion of the design process, according to China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co. Ltd's Zhuhai branch on Monday.It is expected ... [Published People.com.cn - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Humongous Amphibious Airplanes - The Dragon-600 Will Be the World's Biggest Functional Sea Plane (TrendHunter.com)

• References: caiga.cn and gizmodo The Jiaolong-600 -- more commonly referred to as the Dragon-600 -- is an amphibious aircraft constructed by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft. When completed, the Dragon-600 will officially become the world's ... [Published Trend Hunter - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

World’s Largest Sea Plane Is Being Built In China And Is Smaller Than Spruce Goose

⌖A- A+China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) is working on the world’s largest sea plane, as we speak. Planed to be finished in 2015, the TA-600 will have a wingspan of over 40 meters and will be powered by four turboprop engines. Even though ... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

China's Building the World's Biggest Sea Plane

Just because the Spruce Goose never took off doesn't mean that aquatic planes in general are wholly useless; these aquatic turbo-props are still used for a variety of humanitarian efforts throughout the world. Now, China has announced that it's currently ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft Goes Into Production In China

stephendavion (2872091) writes "Chinese aircraft manufacturer China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) has started trial production of its TA600 amphibious aircraft, claimed to be the world's largest of its kind. With an expected maiden flight ... [Published Slashdot - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

China begins trial production of world’s largest amphibious aircraft TA600

The aircraft, with a maximum takeoff weight of 53.5 tons and a maximum range of more than 5,000 km is larger than a Boeing 737 and could be used for fire fighting and air-sea rescue, Fu Junxu, general manager of China Aviation Industry General Aircraft ... [Published Lanka Page - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cirrus introduces 'sensor-capable' special mission aircraft

Cirrus Aircraft said it has introduced a "sensor-capable" special mission aircraft based on its Generation 5 SR22/SR22T aircraft. The Cirrus' special mission platform Cirrus Perception will be available in mid-2015.With Cirrus Perception, Cirrus will ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cirrus Perception™: A New Reconfigurable "Sensor-Capable" Special Mission Aircraft

DULUTH, Minn. , July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Cirrus Aircraft has introduced a "sensor-capable" special mission aircraft based on its Generation 5 SR22/SR22T aircraft. Cirrus' special mission platform Cirrus Perception ™ will be available in mi ... [Published Minyanville - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Development of general aviation facing constraints in China

The first airline to fly through low-altitude airspace in China may not be the milestone it was drummed up to be, as expensive fees might impact the popularization of general aviation, reports the National Business Daily.The first low-altitude airline ... [Published Want China Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Cirrus Aircraft Brings Parts Business In-House with Cirrus Direct(tm)

07/14 10:12 CDT DULUTH, Minn., July 14, 2014DULUTH, Minn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Aircraft today announced the launch of Cirrus Direct(tm), its new parts and aftermarket service that the company expects to enhance Cirrus customers' ownership ... [Published Finwin - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

China 1st Turboprop Completes Maiden Flight

Leadair AG300, developed by China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) as China's first compound-material turboprop with self-owned intellectual property, successfully completed its maiden flight in Zhuhai. Known as Linghang 150 formerly, the jet ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Chongqing Further Develops Liangjiang New Area

PR NewswireCHONGQING, China, June 30, 2014CHONGQING, ChinaThe gross output values of the industries, fixed-asset investments, and import and export volume in Liangjiang New Area have increased by 29.0 percent, 22.7 percent and 102.7 percent respectively ... [Published Digital Journal - Jun 30 2014]

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stephendavion (2872091) writes "Chinese aircraft manufacturer China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) has started trial production of its TA600 amphibious aircraft, claimed to be the world's largest of its kind. With an expected maiden flight late next year, the Chinese plane would replace Japan's ShinMaywa US-2 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft as the largest of its kind globally." Take a looklook at a side profile illustration of the CA-600, on this Korean language page. The TA600 has a huge maximum takeoff weight of 53...
"The aircraft will play a vital role in China's disaster prevention and emergency rescue system by offering assistance in forest fire and air-sea missions."
...missions segment continues our growth plans into new and broader markets," concluded Todd Simmons , Cirrus EVP of Sales, Marketing and Support. "When we see growth opportunities, we listen to new customers and respond with the same innovative and creative thinking inherent in all our products."
Todd Simmons, Cirrus Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Service, concluded, "Cirrus is expanding its global footprint, entering new market segments, and growing its product portfolio, including the SF50 Vision jet. In concert with our growth, Cirrus Direct(tm) will improve a customer's experience today while providing the platform for enhanced flexibility ahead."

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World's largest amphibious plane to make its ma... [Published People.com.cn - Jul 30 2014]
Humongous Amphibious Airplanes - The Dragon-600... [Published Trend Hunter - Jul 30 2014]
World’s Largest Sea Plane Is Being Built In Chi... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 29 2014]
China's Building the World's Biggest Sea Plane [Published Gizmodo - Jul 29 2014]
World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft Goes Into P... [Published Slashdot - Jul 28 2014]
World’s largest amphibious aircraft goes into p... [Published Aerospace Technology - Jul 28 2014]
China begins trial production of world’s larges... [Published Lanka Page - Jul 28 2014]
China begins trial production of world's larges... [Published India Today - Jul 27 2014]
China begins trial production of world’s larges... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 27 2014]
World's largest amphibious aircraft starts tria... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 27 2014]
Cirrus introduces 'sensor-capable' special miss... [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
Cirrus Perception™: A New Reconfigurable "Senso... [Published Minyanville - Jul 23 2014]
Development of general aviation facing constrai... [Published Want China Times - Jul 22 2014]
Cirrus Aircraft Brings Parts Business In-House ... [Published Finwin - Jul 14 2014]
Cirrus Aircraft Brings Parts Business In-House ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 14 2014]
China 1st Turboprop Completes Maiden Flight [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
Chongqing Further Develops Liangjiang New Area [Published Digital Journal - Jun 30 2014]
Chongqing Further Develops Liangjiang New Area [Published TVNewsCheck - Jun 30 2014]
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