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Xian (AVIC) MA600 (Modern Ark 600)

Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Airliner

Xian (AVIC) MA600 (Modern Ark 600)

Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Airliner

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The Xian MA600 marks a more modern extension of the original Xian MA60 series turboprop airliners - over 300 of the newer type remain on order.
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ORIGIN: China
YEAR: 2010
STATUS: Active, In-Service
MANUFACTURER(S): Xian Aircraft Industrial Corporation / Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) - China
PRODUCTION: 18
OPERATORS: China
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Xian (AVIC) MA600 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 81.04 feet (24.7 meters)
WIDTH: 95.80 feet (29.2 meters)
HEIGHT: 29.04 feet (8.85 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 30,424 pounds (13,800 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 48,061 pounds (21,800 kilograms)
ENGINE: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) PW127J turboprop engines developing 2,880 horsepower each driving four-bladed propeller units.
SPEED (MAX): 320 miles-per-hour (515 kilometers-per-hour; 278 knots)
RANGE: 901 miles (1,450 kilometers; 783 nautical miles)
CEILING: 25,016 feet (7,625 meters; 4.74 miles)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• MA600 - Base Series Designation.






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Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 400mph
Lo: 200mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (320mph).

    Graph average of 300 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the Xian (AVIC) MA600's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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Supported Roles
A2A
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UAV
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EW
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Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue
Commitments / Honors
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Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
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Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
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Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
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Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
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