a new amphibian

Martin Seamaster through to the Canadair CL-215 & 415 and the Shinmaiwa US-1.

a new amphibian

Postby geoffreybe » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:01 am

Something we should not see again : the birth of a new flying-boat.
China... the future of aviation ?
http://www.china.org.cn/video/2016-07/24/content_38947244.htm
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Re: a new amphibian

Postby geoffreybe » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:04 am

the bottom hull is quite strange :
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Re: a new amphibian

Postby WhyMe » Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:18 pm

If I understand correctly it's a mean of preventing water spray, just like on Shin-Meiwa amphibians:
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Re: a new amphibian

Postby EdCraft » Mon May 15, 2017 6:23 pm

The ground tests on April 29, 2017:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XUKYwACQv4
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