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CGTN published this video item, entitled “China’s large military transport aircraft Y-20 in 60 seconds” – below is their description.
The Y-20, officially codenamed “Kunpeng,” is a large military transport aircraft developed and produced by China. The aircraft can carry out long-distance air transport tasks, such as hauling military supplies and personnel, under complicated weather conditions. With the improved engine and electronic system, it can fly 7,800 kilometers at a speed of 700 kilometers per hour. The Y-20 officially entered service in the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) in July 2016. It made its debut in the military parade celebrating the 90th founding anniversary of the PLA on July 30, 2017. on February 13, 2020, the aircraft carried medics and supplies to Wuhan to help in the fight against COVID-19.CGTN YouTube Channel
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