Y-20 Deliveries Begin, China Reportedly Plans Larger Aircraft

Credit: International Aviation
Developing a big airlifter in nine years would not be a bad performance for an experienced manufacturer of jet transports. For Avic, which has begun deliveries of the Y-20 Kunpeng, turning out the 200-metric-ton (440,000 lb.) aircraft in that time looks like quite an achievement. The program has...

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