China's WZ-10 attack helicopter debuts in Zhuhai air show

2012-11-11 23:45:27 GMT2012-11-12 07:45:27(Beijing Time)  SINA.com
WZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.comWZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.com
WZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.comWZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.com
WZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.comWZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.com
WZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.comWZ-10 attack helicopter flies during its first practice run in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on November 11. The Chinese-designed helicopter will appear at the Zhuhai Air Show from November 13 to 18. Photo: sina.com
A WZ-10 attack helicopter flies past during a training in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 11, 2012. WZ-10 attack helicopter made its first public appearence before the 9th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which will kick off on Tuesday in Zhuhai. (Xinhua/Yang Guang)A WZ-10 attack helicopter flies past during a training in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 11, 2012. WZ-10 attack helicopter made its first public appearence before the 9th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which will kick off on Tuesday in Zhuhai. (Xinhua/Yang Guang)
A WZ-10 attack helicopter flies past during a training in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 11, 2012. WZ-10 attack helicopter made its first public appearence before the 9th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which will kick off on Tuesday in Zhuhai. (Xinhua/Yang Guang) A WZ-10 attack helicopter flies past during a training in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 11, 2012. WZ-10 attack helicopter made its first public appearence before the 9th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which will kick off on Tuesday in Zhuhai. (Xinhua/Yang Guang)
A WZ-10 attack helicopter flies past during a training in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 11, 2012. WZ-10 attack helicopter made its first public appearence before the 9th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which will kick off on Tuesday in Zhuhai. (Xinhua/Yang Guang)  A WZ-10 attack helicopter flies past during a training in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 11, 2012. WZ-10 attack helicopter made its first public appearence before the 9th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which will kick off on Tuesday in Zhuhai. (Xinhua/Yang Guang)

China's new WZ-10 attack helicopter was unveiled in Zhuahai air show on Sunday. 

The chopper was exhibited at the Zhuhai Air Show in China's Guangdong province. It flew about 20 minutes before returning to its base.

The WZ-10 (literally "Armed Helicopter") is an attack helicopter developed by the People's Republic of China. It is designed primarily for anti-tank missions but is believed to have a secondary air-to-air capability as well. It is being built by Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation (CAIC).


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