The PLA’s modified Y-20 allows refuelling of fighter jets mid-air, extending the range of the Chinese air force.
Photo: 81.com
The PLA’s modified Y-20 allows refuelling of fighter jets mid-air, extending the range of the Chinese air force. Photo: 81.com
Taiwan

Beijing tests flying oil tanker near Taiwan, in show of extended air force range

  • A variant of the Y-20 military aircraft can refuel fighter jets and bombers mid-air, expanding the PLA Air Force operational range to 8,000km: Global Times
  • The debut outing for the refuel aircraft comes after US lawmakers vow ‘rock-solid’ support for Taipei in a surprise one-day visit to the island

Topic |   Taiwan
The PLA’s modified Y-20 allows refuelling of fighter jets mid-air, extending the range of the Chinese air force.
Photo: 81.com
The PLA’s modified Y-20 allows refuelling of fighter jets mid-air, extending the range of the Chinese air force. Photo: 81.com
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