China Publicly Debuts Z-8L Heavy-Lift Helicopter 

The Z-8L was first seen in a 2020 military drill, unloading a Bobcat vehicle .
Credit: China Central Television
China has debuted its latest heavy-lift helicopter with the public appearance of the Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation Z-8L in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on July 1. The rotorcraft’s appearance coincided with celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of China’s Communist Party...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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