|Length||11.8 cm||4.6 in||Approx|
|Wingspan||11.3 cm||4.5 in||Approx|
- Constructed with metal and plastic components
- Undercarriage fixed extended
- Display stand not included.
NG Models NG22001 – 1/400 Scale Xi’an Y-20A Kunpeng , PLAAF
NG Models diecast model NG22001 replicates in 1/400 scale the Xi’an Y-20A Kunpeng, s/n 20041 in the colour scheme of the 13th Transport Division, 37th Air Regiment, China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The aircraft is based at Kaifeng in China’s Henan Province.
Xi’an Y-20A Kunpeng
The Xi’an Y-20A Kunpeng is an Indigenous Chinese four-engine monoplane heavy-lift transport aircraft that first flew on January 26, 2013, entering service in July 2016 with the PLAAF. Smaller than C-17 Globemaster III with an empty weight about 27,215 KG (60,000 lb) less and payload capacity of 11,340 pounds smaller. Currently, the largest military transport aircraft in production and is undergoing developed for the airborne early warning and control (AEW&C), anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and aerial refuelling missions.
In Chinese Mythology, the “Kunpeng,” is a mythical bird that can fly thousands of miles.
The airframe structure is metal and composite, with a semi-monocoque fuselage, glass cockpit and has a flight crew of three. Cargo handling is via a rear cargo-loading assembly. Wings are shoulder-mounted cantilever and sweptback with a T-tail. The retractable undercarriage is a tricycle type with the two main units mounted on the underside of the fuselage, featuring six wheels each, arranged in a two-two-two layout from front-to-back.
It is powered by four Soloviev D-30KP-2, (To be replaced by the WS-20 when available) turbofan engines, pylon mounted, two under each wing. The Y-20 has a Cruise speed of 918 km/h (570 mph), a service ceiling of 13,000 m (43,000 ft) and a range of 4,5,00 km (2,800 mi) with maximum payload.