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Largest aircraft made in China officially joins the military

The Y-20 has a maximum take-off weight of 200 tons making it ideal for transporting Cargo and personnel over long distance in diverse weather conditions. The plane coined ‘Chubby girl’ joined the People's Liberation Army Air Force on Wednesday.

 

 

"The Y-20 entering into service marks a crucial step for the Air Force improving its strategic power projection capability…. The Air Force needs more and better transport to more effectively fulfill its military responsibilities, including safeguarding national security as well as domestic and international rescue and relief work, " said Air Force spokesperson Shen Jinke.

 

 

Source: CCTV

 


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