China first tested a cargo drone

China first tested a cargo drone

China first tested a cargo drone

Photo: The PaperMaximum flight range The TP500 has a range of 1,800 kilometers

The aircraft can carry cargo up to 500 kilometers while carrying a standard payload of 500 kilograms.

China has successfully completed the first flight tests of the TP500 transport unmanned aerial vehicle. It is reported by Xinhua with reference to the China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC) on Sunday, June 19.

It is indicated that the device, developed by the First Aviation Institute, stayed in the sky for 27 minutes.

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The TP500 is the country's first large unmanned cargo aircraft manufactured in accordance with the requirements and standards of the Civil Aviation Administration of the People's Republic of China, the announcement said.

TP500 is a large-capacity general-purpose unmanned transport platform. Its maximum flight range is 1800 kilometers. The aircraft can carry cargo up to 500 kilometers with a standard payload of 500 kilograms.