/ AIDC T-CH-1 Chung Hsing
AIDC T-CH-1 Chung Hsing
The AIDC T-CH-1 Chung Hsing was a turboprop-powered military trainer aircraft produced in the Republic of China.
Derived from the North American T-28 Trojan trainer, the first T-CH-1 prototype flew on 23 November 1973.
A second prototype flew the following year.
The T-CH-1 was a conventional, low-wing monoplane with tricycle undercarriage that accommodated the student and instructor in tandem.
Production of fifty aircraft for the Republic of China Air Force was spread out between March 1976 and 1981.
T-CH-1 Chung Hsing
Two seat basic trainer, light attack aircraft for the Republic of China Air Force.
Two seat weapons training aircraft for the Republic of China Air Force.
Two seat reconnaissance aircraft for the Republic of China Air Force.
10.26 m (33 ft 8 in)
12.19 m (40 ft 0 in)
3.66 m (12 ft 0 in)
25.18 m2 (271.0 sq ft)
2,608 kg (5,750 lb)
3,402 kg (7,500 lb)
Max take-off weight
5,057 kg (11,149 lb)
963 L (212 imp gal; 254 US gal)
1 × Avco Lycoming T53-L-701 turboprop
1,082 kW (1,451 hp)
590 km/h (370 mph, 320 kn) at 15,000 ft (4,600 m)
310 km/h (200 mph, 170 kn) at 15,000 ft (4,600 m)
93 km/h (58 mph, 50 kn)
Never exceed speed
690 km/h (430 mph, 370 kn)
2,010 km (1,250 mi, 1,090 nmi)
(With maximum fuel)
9,800 m (32,000 ft)
Rate of climb
17 m/s (3,400 ft/min)
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