China successfully tests world’s largest unmanned transport drone

China has effectively tried the world’s biggest unmanned transport drone which can convey a payload of 1.5 tons, official media provided details regarding Wednesday.

A large commercial drone Feihong-98 (FH-98) created and altered by the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology made a fruitful dry run at Baotou test site in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Tuesday, state-run China Daily revealed.

Feihong-98 (FH-98) is presently the world’s biggest unmanned flying machine, with a greatest 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 constructed transport flying machine, the Shifei Y5B has a background marked by more than a long time since its first trip in 1957 and has been generally utilized.

As indicated by Liu Meixuan, leader of the China Academy of Aerospace Electronics Technology, the FH-98 highlights straightforward take-off and landing, basic task, trend setting innovation, at a moderate expense.

The FH-98 has a maximum take-off weight of 5.25 tons, a maximum capacity of 1.5 tons and 15 cubic meters, a flight hieght of 4,500 meters, a cruising speed of 180 kilometers per hour, and a maximum range of 1,200 kms, the report said.

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