Shaanxi Y-9


Shaanxi Y-9

infobox Aircraft
name = Y-9
type = Transport
manufacturer = Shaanxi Aircraft Company


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first flight = 2008 (Estimated)
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primary user = PLA Air Force
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developed from = Shaanxi Y-8
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The Shaanxi Y-9 (Yun-9) aircraft is a medium sized, medium range transport aircraft produced by Shaanxi Aircraft Company in China. The aircraft was developed as a stretched version of the Shaanxi Y-8F with greater payload and range. The Y-9 is considered China's attempt to build a C-130J class transport aircraft.

Development

Originally known as the Y-8X project, the development of Y-9 began in 2001 to produce a C-130J class transport to replace the older Y-8. Shaanxi Aircraft Industry showed models of the aircraft as Y-9 at the 2005 International Aviation Expo in Beijing, to promote its use as civilian transport. However, the development has been meet with various technical challenges, and the maiden flight date has slipped from 2006 to 2007, then 2008. Shaanxi hopes to produce its first production model for the PLAAF in 2009.

The Y-9 is powered by four Wojiang FWJ-6C turboprop engines, and equipped with 6-bladed JL-4 composite propellers. The tail ramp will be capable of handling vehicle cargo. The aircraft is capable of transporting 20 tons of cargo, or configured with 106 troop seats in troop transport role, or 72 stretchers for medical evacuation role, or up to 132 armed paratroopers in para-drop role. The cargo space can handle nine standard 108"x88" pallets, or eight 125" x 96" pallets.

Operators

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*People's Liberation Army Air Force

pecifications (Y-9 Transport)

aircraft specifications

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crew=4
capacity=20,000 kg cargo
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empty weight main= 39,000kg
empty weight alt= lb
loaded weight main= kg
loaded weight alt= lb
useful load main= 20,000kg
useful load alt= 44,090lb
max takeoff weight main= 77,000kg
max takeoff weight alt= lb
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engine (prop)=Zhuzhou WoJiang-6C (FWJ-6C)
type of prop=turboprops
number of props=4
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max speed main= km/h
max speed alt= knots, mph
cruise speed main= 600-650km/h
cruise speed alt= knots, mph
stall speed main= km/h
stall speed alt= knots, mph
never exceed speed main= km/h
never exceed speed alt= knots, mph
range main= 2,770km loaded, 5,800km ferry
range alt= nm, mi
ceiling main= m
ceiling alt= ft
climb rate main= m/s
climb rate alt= ft/min
loading main= kg/m²
loading alt= lb/ft²
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power/mass main= W/kg
power/mass alt= hp/lb
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ee also

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related=
* Shaanxi Y-8
* Antonov An-12

similar aircraft=
* Airbus A400M
* C-130J Super Hercules
* Transall C.160

lists=
* List of military transport aircraft

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References

External links

* [http://www.sinodefence.com/airforce/airlift/y9.asp SinoDefense Y-9]
* [http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/02/13/212080/looking-for-lift-flights-new-look-military-aircraft.html Flightglobal]


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