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10:32 AM, September 18, 2014
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AVIC To Debut Y-20 Air Freighter. Fighter Jets At Airshow China

China will debut the Y-20 heavy air freighter and other advanced aircraft and weaponry this November at the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China.

"There will be more than 120 aircraft from 39 countries and regions at this year's Airshow, including the popular Airbus A380 and [China's] J-10 fighter," He Ningka, mayor of Zhuhai, in Guangdong Province, host city of the Airshow, told reporters at a Tuesday press conference. "Besides, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China will present its Y-20, FC-1 fighter planes and the Leadair AG300 business aircraft," said He. The FD2000 air-defense missile and C601 anti-ship missile will be presented at the show.

As first-time sponsors for Airshow China, China North Industries Group Corporation and China South Industries Group Corporation will also display ground force weaponry, including Red Arrow-8 anti-tank missiles, according to vice presidents from the two groups, according to Global Times.

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