AVIC Shaanxi Y-8 Series

Y-8 Series of medium military transport aircraft has a maximum payload of 20 tons.
AVIC Shaanxi Y-8 Series
It is powered by four turboprop engines and has a pressurized cabin and a ramp door.
It can carry up to 86 soldiers, 60 paratroopers or 72 stretchers.
For cargo transport, it can carry 4 pallets of 96″×125″ or military vehicles.
AVIC Shaanxi Y-8 Series
Specifications-
Crew: 5, 3, or 2 (Y-8F600)
Capacity: 90 equipped troops / 20,000 kg (44,092 lb) payload
Length: 34.02 m (111 ft 7 in)
Wingspan: 38 m (124 ft 8 in)
Height: 11.16 m (36 ft 7 in)
Wing area: 121.9 m2 (1,312 sq ft)
Airfoil: root: C-5-18 ; tip: C-3-14[23]
Empty weight: 35,490 kg (78,242 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 61,000 kg (134,482 lb)
Powerplant: 4 × Zhuzhou WoJiang-6 turboprop engines, 3,170 kW (4,250 hp) each
Propellers: 4-bladed constant-speed propellers
AVIC Shaanxi Y-8 Series
Performance-
Maximum speed: 660 km/h (410 mph, 360 kn)
Cruise speed: 550 km/h (340 mph, 300 kn)
Range: 5,615 km (3,489 mi, 3,032 nmi)
Service ceiling: 10,400 m (34,100 ft)
Rate of climb: 10 m/s (2,000 ft/min)
Armament-
Guns: 2x 23 mm (0.906 in) cannon in tail turret (early models only)
AVIC Shaanxi Y-8 Series
Credits-
Wikipedia
www.avic.com

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