AVIC-Shaanxi Y-9

Y-9E is a medium-range and medium sized transport aircraft with 4 turboprop engines.

It is equipped with advanced integrated avionics system, cargo transport system and rear ramp cargo door.

It is mainly used for the transport of equipment, cargo and personnel, the airdrop of equipment and cargo, the para dropping of airborne forces, and etc.

In addition, Y-9E can be easily modified into the special mission platform.

Specifications

Crew

4

Capacity

25,000 kg (55,116 lb) cargo / 106 paratroopers / 72 medevac +3 attendants

Length

36.065 m (118 ft 4 in)

Wingspan

38 m (124 ft 8 in)

Height

11.3 m (37 ft 1 in)

Wing area

121.9 m2 (1,312 sq ft)

Max take-off weight

65,000 kg (143,300 lb)

Fuel capacity

23,000 kg (50,706 lb)

Powerplant

4 × WoJiang WJ-6C turboprop engines

Propellers

6-bladed JL-4 composite constant-speed fully-feathering reversible propellers

Performance

Maximum speed

650 km/h (400 mph, 350 kn)

Cruise speed

550 km/h (340 mph, 300 kn)

Range

2,200 km (1,400 mi, 1,200 nmi) with 15,000 kg (33,069 lb) payload

Ferry range

5,700 km (3,500 mi, 3,100 nmi) with maximum fuel

Service ceiling

10,400 m (34,100 ft)

Maximum operating altitude

8,000 m (26,247 ft)

Power/mass

0.234 kW/kg (0.142 hp/lb).

 

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