The Y-20 is a large, high-wing, four-engine transport that from a distance looks to be larger than an Airbus Military A400M but smaller than a Boeing C-17. Chinese media reported on the aircraft's first flight in January 2013. Photos of one of two prototypes indicate it is powered by Russian-made Soloviev D-30 turbofan engines, but it is likely that any production version will be powered by a more fuel-efficient, high-bypass turbofan, possibly the WS-20. Service entry is expected in 2017. ...

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