Chinese rotorcraft maker Avicopter has slipped the development schedule of its proposed 3.1-metric-ton (6,800-lb.) helicopter, while revealing more data about the type and confirming its designation as AC332. The aircraft, called the AC3X2 when revealed seven weeks ago, should get a type certificate in 2018, Avicopter has told the Aero Electromechanics China conference organized by Galleon. The previously stated target was December 2016, followed by a production certificate in June 2017. ...

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