Y-20 transport aircraft embraces 9th anniversary of its maiden flight

China Military Online
Wang Xinjuan
2022-01-27 10:32:35

BEIJING, Jan. 26 -- The Y-20 strategic transport aircraft made its maiden flight successfully on January 26, 2013, which filled the gap in the development of large transport aircraft in China. Three years later, Y-20 was officially commissioned to the aviation troops of the PLA Air Force on July 6, 2016.

During the past nine years, Y-20 has been equipped with China's homegrown engines for test flights, with improved range and maximum take-off weight.

Click on the video to learn more about the latest achievements of Y-20, on the 9th anniversary of its maiden flight!


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