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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.
25,000 kg (55,116 lb) cargo / 106 paratroopers / 72 medevac +3 attendants
36.065 m (118 ft 4 in)
38 m (124 ft 8 in)
11.3 m (37 ft 1 in)
121.9 m2 (1,312 sq ft)
Max take-off weight
65,000 kg (143,300 lb)
23,000 kg (50,706 lb)
4 × WoJiang WJ-6C turboprop engines
6-bladed JL-4 composite constant-speed fully-feathering reversible propellers
650 km/h (400 mph, 350 kn)
550 km/h (340 mph, 300 kn)
2,200 km (1,400 mi, 1,200 nmi) with 15,000 kg (33,069 lb) payload
5,700 km (3,500 mi, 3,100 nmi) with maximum fuel
10,400 m (34,100 ft)
Maximum operating altitude
8,000 m (26,247 ft)
0.234 kW/kg (0.142 hp/lb).
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