Lift-off for China’s high-altitude helicopter drone prototype

//Lift-off for China’s high-altitude helicopter drone prototype

Lift-off for China’s high-altitude helicopter drone prototype

China has tested a high-altitude drone helicopter designed for missions on the country’s disputed border with India, according to state media reports.A prototype of the AR-500C unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its maiden flight at an airport 4,411 metres (14,450 feet) above sea level in Sichuan province in southwestern China, neighbouring Tibet, on Sunday, the reports said.During the 15-minute flight, the Chinese-designed and built drone completed a series of tests including climbing,…

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