Professor Liu Kaizhou, who developed the autopilot for China’s manned Jiaolong submersible, says his team has designed a vessel that can move through water like a plane moves through the air. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese engineers follow the Sea Dragon with new submersible that can ‘fly’ through water like a plane in the air

  • Developers say their prototype craft could dive to 1,000 metres in five minutes
  • Liu Kaizhou, who also worked the Jiaolong submersible, says ‘We are in uncharted water’
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Professor Liu Kaizhou, who developed the autopilot for China’s manned Jiaolong submersible, says his team has designed a vessel that can move through water like a plane moves through the air. Photo: Xinhua
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