Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has displayed a scale model of Advanced Heavy Lift (AHL) Helicopter being jointly developed with Russia at the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin.

Preliminary specifications state that Advanced Heavy Lift (AHL) Helicopter will have maximum take-off weight will be about 38.2 tons and it will be able to carry maximum payload of 10 tons inside its cabin and upto 15 tons can be carried on an external sling.

The ALH will be capable of operating around-the-clock operation in in hot and high environments and it will have maximum speed of 300km/h with service ceiling of 5,700m.