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China: a refuelling version of the Y-20 aircraft is under development
Russia's economic request for Il-78 is too high
China would be developing -according to "CCTV"- a refuelling version of the Xian Y-20 Kunpeng strategic transport plane, after Beijing decided not to buy the Russian Ilyushin Il-78 because of its high cost. The Chinese idea is to autonomously develop the capacities so as to reduce the cost and be able to guarantee the national industries to increase the technological skills, building what is one of...
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