China’s SF Express To Use 5-Ton Pilotless Biplanes

ZHUHAI, China—Chinese freight company SF Express plans to use pilotless Avic Y-5B biplanes, based on a 70-year-old Soviet design, in an air delivery operation set to be running by 2023. The big biplane drone was exhibited at Airshow China, held here Nov. 6–11. The unmanned version of the Y-5B, the...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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