China's new turboprop aircraft, the MA600 (an enhanced version of the MA60), is scheduled to roll out in Xi'an on Sunday. The MA600 was designed to optimize the MA60's structure and avionics system as well as improve its cabin interior. To date, the 50/60-seat MA60 has received 122 orders from Asia, Latin America and Africa, with seven aircraft delivered since 2005. Xi'an Aircraft Industry Co. VP and Chief Designer He Shengqiang said the MA600 is expected to enter service next year, with the ...

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