Y20 Chinese Transport Aircraft

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Almost at the same time on finishing testing came out one class three planes: Y-20, IL-476 and An-70.
Competition for cheap markets.
An70 is obviously much lighter than IL476 and Y20..
 

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Seems the PLA really likes black paint jobs on their new prototypes.

Y20 in a new black-ish camo:





The same exact paint job as J31's...
You know why don't you? It hides well in China's smog. :lol:
 

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You know why don't you? It hides well in China's smog. :lol:
smh... Its just so obvious you have never been to China. In the lala land you live in, is smog black? And in that fantasy land, would hiding a giant black transport jet in a haze of white Beijing smog actually work?
 

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smh... Its just so obvious you have never been to China. In the lala land you live in, is smog black? And in that fantasy land, would hiding a giant black transport jet in a haze of white Beijing smog actually work?
China's smog is charcoal grey, just like the paint job.



It is so obvious you have never been to China. :lol:
 

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China's smog is charcoal grey, just like the paint job.



It is so obvious you have never been to China. :lol:
So you're going to compare that smog, with the almost black, grey of the Y20? Wouldn't the standard grey of USAF C17's camouflage better in smog?

You know what, don't answer that, rather post something useful Armand, your childish taunts are only succeeding in making me pity you...
 
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I was expecting China to develop something in class of C-17 not in one they already have.
 

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y-20 and j-20 is a great step forward for chinese aviation industry.but they should also concentrate on high performance jet engines.
 

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y-20 and j-20 is a great step forward for chinese aviation industry.but they should also concentrate on high performance jet engines.
Engines are coming, we will see more and more planes equip engines from WS family.
We are testing the WS 20 for Y 20.
 

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WS20 has been fit on the IL76 Engine Testbed for quite a while...this was taken months ago before the maiden flight of Y20.


WS20' model used to be briefly displayed publicly in Airshow Beijing 2009 as SF-A

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The aircraft was modified from a former Russian Il-76SKIP/Be-976 missile tracking aircraft (S/N RA-76456). The modification including the removal of the radar system took place in 2004 at the LII Flight Research Institute and the aircraft was handed over to China in mid-2005. The inner engine on the port side has been converted into an engine testbed, an arrangement similar to Russian Il-76LL engine testbed variant. Two large wingtip pods were retained which now might house engine monitoring instrument. Two small pods of unknown purpose (cameras?) can be seen attached to the rear fuselage. The IL-76 engine testbed (S/N 760) is in service with CFTE, replacing the old Tu-16 engine testbed.



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these two are both the official Souvenirs from the AVIC group

the old one

the latest one


the CG comparation
 
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So you're going to compare that smog, with the almost black, grey of the Y20? Wouldn't the standard grey of USAF C17's camouflage better in smog?

You know what, don't answer that, rather post something useful Armand, your childish taunts are only succeeding in making me pity you...
Well... Yeah! It is the same colour. No, C-17 grey would stick out too much. Their smog is lighter than Chinese charcoal air. :rofl:
 

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y-20 and j-20 is a great step forward for chinese aviation industry.but they should also concentrate on high performance jet engines.
different subsystems like different turbofan jet engines are also developed.

a common practice. you never expect to see everything get finished at the same time when building sophisticated modern weapons.

just like when you started with tejas you didnt have new engine or radar or what so ever besides the design and then if every thing goes well major sub systems come later on. its not unusual even if some dont come finally so you still rely on foreign tech.
 

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Y20 recently conducted another flight test... waiting on more pictures...

 

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i am posting this one just to find out if the ban has expired!

by the way, good painting for J20.

Sent from my HUAWEI T8951 using Tapatalk 2
 

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some update of this project

the very first Prototype Y20 ---20001 has transfered to CFTE(China Flight Test Establishment) from its Manufaturer-XAC which means its test flight has entered into a new phase. and a CFTE Serial Number was given ---'781'

source: topboy's blog

 

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the second Prototype of Y20 Project has begun the test flights recently...source: CD forum



the video of its landing...

[video=youtube_share;RSqqhrJvOCw]http://youtu.be/RSqqhrJvOCw[/video]
 

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