英语点津:AG600 seaplane’s test flight 国产两栖飞机海上首飞

AG600 seaplane’s test flight

国产两栖飞机海上首飞

Kunlong, China’s homegrown AG600 large amphibious aircraft, conducted its first sea-based test flight on Sunday morning, marking a new milestone in the program.

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7月26日上午,我国自主研制的大型水陆两栖飞机”鲲龙”AG600成功完成海上首飞,这是该项目的又一里程碑事件。

The AG600 is China’s second amphibious aircraft, after the SH-5, which was developed in the 1970s for military purposes and has been retired for a long time.

AG600是继SH-5后我国第二代的水陆两栖飞机。SH-5研发于上世纪70年代,用于军事用途,已退役很长时间。

With a length of 37 meters and a wingspan of 38.8 meters, the AG600 is roughly the size of a Boeing 737.

AG600两栖飞机长37米,翼展38.8米,尺寸与波音737相当。

Powered by four domestically designed WJ-6 turboprop engines, it has a maximum takeoff weight of 53.5 metric tons.

AG600由四台国产涡桨-6涡轮螺旋桨发动机提供动力,最大起飞重量达53.5吨。

These specifications make it the world’s biggest amphibious aircraft, surpassing Japan’s ShinMaywa US-2 and Russia’s Beriev Be-200.

这些规格使其超过日本的新明US-2和俄罗斯的别-200,成为世界上最大的水陆两栖飞机。

Once in service, it will put an end to the absence of a large rescue aircraft in China and will be very useful in the national emergency rescue and disaster relief systems.

一旦投入使用,AG600将填补我国大型救援飞机方面的空白,成为国家应急抢险救援救灾体系中的重要航空装备。

文章来源:Chinadaily

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