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Xian Y-7


Turboprop-Powered Airliner / Cargo Aircraft


Aviation / Aerospace

Just over 100 Xian Y-7 turboprop-powered transport were built by Chinese industry these continuing to serve today in some capacity solely with China.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/6/2020 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1985
Status
Active, In-Service
Crew
3
[ 103 Units ] :
Xian Aircraft Industrial Corporation (XIAC) - China
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- Transport
- Commercial Market
Length:
79.46 ft (24.22 m)
Width:
97.34 ft (29.67 m)
Height:
28.22 ft (8.6 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Xian Y-7 production model)
Empty Weight:
33,069 lb (15,000 kg)
MTOW:
48,061 lb (21,800 kg)
(Diff: +14,991lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Xian Y-7 production model)
2 x Dongan Wj-5A turboprop engines developing 2,400 horsepower driving 4-bladed propeller units.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Xian Y-7 production model)
Max Speed:
314 mph (505 kph; 273 kts)
Service Ceiling:
28,707 feet (8,750 m; 5.44 miles)
Max Range:
565 miles (910 km; 491 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Xian Y-7 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Xian Y-7 production model)
Y-7 - Base Series Designation.
Y-14 - Original designation covering reverse-engineered Soviet An-26 / Y-7H production models.
Y-7E - Militarized variant of the original MA60 model; Chinese Air Force service.
Y-7H - Model of 1992; essentially reverse-engineered Soviet An-26 complete with rear loading ramp; Chinese Air Force service.
Y7H-500 - Y-7H civilian market variant of 1994.
Y-7-100 - Improved variant with modernized cockpit (Western avionics) and modified wingtips; enhanced passenger interior.
Y-7-100C1 - Revised operating equipment; 5-man crew.
Y-7-100C2 - Similar to 100C1 model; revised equipment.
Y-7-100C3 - Similar to 100C1 model; revised equipment.
Y-7-200 - Modernized avionics fit; lacking winglets at wing tips.
Y-7-200A - Pratt & Whitney PW127C series turboprop engines.
Y-7-200B - Local Chinese civilian market variant; powered by local WJ5A-1G turboprop engines; lengthened fuselage (by 29 inches).
HYJ-7 - Pilot/crew trainer to mimic controls and response of Xian H-6 strategic bombers serving the PLAAF and PLANAF; equipped with enhanced navigation and bombing assistance systems.
MA60 - Export-minded Y-7 for civilian marketplace with Western avionics.
JZY-01 - Experimental Y-7 serving AWACS testing for Xian KJ-600 aircraft.
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