AFAMF Chu X-PO Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1943
Type: Monoplane Fighter Prototype
National Origin: China
Manufacturer(s): Air Force Aircraft Manufacturing Factory (AFAMF) - China
Production Total: 1
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 28.87 feet (8.8 meters)
Overall Width: 37.40 feet (11.40 meters)
Overall Height: 12.14 feet (3.70 meters)
Weight (Empty): 7,055 lb (3,200 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 14,539 lb (6,595 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-18300S1C3-G "Twin Wasp" radial piston engine developing 1,200 horsepower and driving a three-bladed propeller at the nose.
Maximum Speed: 314 mph (505 kph; 273 knots)
Maximum Range: 870 miles (1,400 km)
Service Ceiling: 32,316 feet (9,850 meters; 6.12 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 OR 4 x 20mm Hispano-Suiza autocannons held in underwing fairings.
Conventional drop bombs or a torpedo held along a fuselage centerline rack.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
X-PO - Base Series Designation; sole prototype completed and flown but lost in a landing accident.