China’s AVIC successfully tests maiden flight of HH-100 aerial drone transport system

(MENAFN) The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) made headlines as it announced the successful maiden flight of the HH-100 aerial commercial unmanned transportation system on Wednesday. The groundbreaking demonstration took place at a general aviation airport in Xi'an, located in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, marking a significant milestone in China's aviation industry.

Developed independently by AVIC XAC Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of AVIC based in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, the HH-100 comprises two key components: an unmanned aerial vehicle and a ground-based command-and-control station. During its maiden flight, the HH-100 demonstrator exhibited exceptional stability and performance, meeting all test-flight requirements seamlessly. AVIC reported that the relevant systems of the aircraft operated flawlessly throughout the demonstration.

The HH-100 boasts numerous advantages, including its cost-effectiveness and high payload capacity. With a designed maximum take-off weight of 2,000 kilograms and a payload capacity of 700 kilograms, the aircraft offers remarkable versatility. Additionally, it boasts an impressive full-weight range of 520 kilometers, showcasing its capability for long-distance transportation missions. This successful maiden flight underscores China's commitment to advancing unmanned aerial transportation technology and reinforces its position as a leader in the global aviation industry.



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