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China Transport-20 jet makes maiden flight

Jan. 27, 2013 at 1:20 PM   |   Comments

BEIJING, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- China confirmed its new jumbo jet, the Transport-20, completed its maiden flight this weekend.

The Chinese-produced plane, also known as the Yun-20, is designed to haul large volumes of cargo and passengers long distances.

China's Xinhua news agency said further test flights and other work on the plane would continue.

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