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Nanchang CJ-6


Basic Flight Trainer (1960)


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Since introduction in 1960, the Chinese-originated Nanchang CJ-6 basic trainer has gone on to see production surpass 2,000 units.



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Specifications



Service Year
1960

Origin
China national flag graphic
China

Status
ACTIVE
In Active Service.
Crew
2

Production
2,005
UNITS


Nanchang Aircraft Factory (Hongdu) - China
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Training (General)
Developed ability to be used as a dedicated trainer for student pilots (typically under the supervision of an instructor).


Length
27.7 ft
(8.45 m)
Width/Span
33.6 ft
(10.25 m)
Height
10.8 ft
(3.30 m)
Empty Wgt
2,425 lb
(1,100 kg)
MTOW
3,086 lb
(1,400 kg)
Wgt Diff
+661 lb
(+300 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Nanchang CJ-6A production variant)
Installed: 1 x Zhouzhou Housai (SMPMC) HS-6A air-cooled radial piston engine developing 285 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
Max Speed
230 mph
(370 kph | 200 kts)
Ceiling
21,325 ft
(6,500 m | 4 mi)
Range
435 mi
(700 km | 1,296 nm)


♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030


(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the Nanchang CJ-6A production variant. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database. View aircraft by powerplant type)
None.


CJ-6 - Base Series Designation; two-seat version; powered by Zhuzhou housai HS-6 radial engine of 260 horsepower.
CJ-6A - Improved CJ-6 model with Zhuzhou Housai HS-6A radial engine of 285 horsepower.
CJ-6B - Limited production, twin-seat version for border security role; fitted with Zhuzhou Housai HS-6D radial engine of 300 horsepower.
BT-6 - Export CJ-6/CJ-6A models.
PT-6A - Export CJ-6A model.
Haiyan-A (Haiyan-Petrel) - Prototype of 1985.
Haiyan-B - Agricultural industry model.
Haiyan-C - General Aviation (GA) market model.


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