China, Russia developing heavy-lift helicopter

Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC), the state-owned military-industrial behemoth, is reportedly teaming up with Russia’s defense industry conglomerate Rostec for the joint development of a new heavy-lift multipurpose helicopter series with a maximum lift-off weight of 40 metric tons. The new helicopter, dubbed Advanced Heavy Lift, would have a 15-ton payload, a range of […]