Chinese Air Force completes first flight of large transporter

Source
Xinhua
Editor
Yao Jianing
Time
2016-07-07

CHENGDU, July 7 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese air force has put its new indigenously designed and developed large transport aircraft through its paces in a landmark maiden flight.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force made the announcement at a press conference on Thursday in the southwestern province of Sichuan after the Y-20 officially entered military service on Wednesday.

The multifunctional plane has a maximum takeoff weight of around 200 tonnes, and is ideal for transporting cargo and personnel over long distances in diverse weather conditions.

 

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