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China: two new versions of the Xian Y-20 aircraft
One for refuelling in flight and one for early warning and control
China is working to modify the Xian Y-20 strategic transport aircraft, and the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) engineers are looking to develop an in-flight refueling version and an early warning and control version (AWACD), exploiting - for this - also the recent agreement signed with the United Kingdom for the supply of airborne radars. One of these variants of the strategic transport...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency