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Y-20 Kunpeng

Country of Origin: China


The Y-20 Kunpeng is a large transport aircraft being developed in China by the 603 Institute, Xian Aircraft Industrial Corp. (XAC) and the Shenyang Aircraft Corp. (SAC). It utilizes some technology from the Russian Il-76MD cargo aircraft. The Y-20 is China's first domestically developed heavy transport.

The Y-20 is expected to enhance China's long-range military air transport and power projection capabilities.

The aircraft is named Kunpeng after a mythical Chinese bird that is said...

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