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

Credit: Feihong 98: Ryan Wang
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 setup to be running by 2023. The unmanned version of the Y-5B, the Feihong 98, made its first flight on Oct. 16 at a test facility in Baotou in Inner...

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