Chinese military transport aircraft Y-20

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China will start production of the military transport aircraft Y-20 in the current year


China will begin production of a heavy military transport aircraft Y-20.

The decision of the Chinese aircraft manufacturers was based on the fact that after almost 7 years of tests, just the day before, the plane made the first flight.

According to the first published reports, the aircraft underwent various kinds of extreme tests, with no problems with the aircraft revealed, which indicates the effectiveness of its design.

The maximum cargo capacity of an aircraft will be 66 thousand kilograms, and the range of flight is almost 4.5 thousand kilometers, which, according to the Chinese authorities, will make a worthy competitiveness for foreign analogues, including the Russian Il-76 airplane.

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