Avic displayed a model of its proposed MA700 turboprop at Airshow China, confirming that the aircraft will be an all-new design unrelated to the MA60 and MA600, which are derivatives of the Russian Antonov An-26. Avic’s new Transport Aircraft Co. is negotiating exclusively with Pratt & Whitney Canada for an engine for the aircraft, which an executive says would seat about 80 passengers in a four-abreast cabin. The exterior is not expected to change much from the model.


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