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Y-8 (Yunshu-8, or Yun-8)

Country of OriginCIS (formerly USSR)
Similar AircraftC-130 Hercules, C-160 Transall, G.222
Role Medium-cargo/transport (100 equipped troops, vehicles, and weapons), ECM, ELINT
Armament Twin 23-mm cannons in tail
Length 121 ft, 4 in (37 m) 34.02 m?
Span 124 ft, 8 in (38 m)
Height 11.6 m
Cargo cabin dimensions (length X width X height) 11.35 m X3.5 m X2.6 m
Empty weight 35,488 kg
Normal takeoff weight 54,000 kg
Max takeoff weight 61,000 kg
Load capacity 20,000 kg cargo; or armed soldiers 96; or vehicles and weapons; or 130 passengers
Flight crew 5 (Y-8), 3 (Y-8F400)
Engines 4 Zhuzhou WJ6
Cruise speed 550 km/h
Maximum speed 662 km/hour
Practical altitude limit 10,400 m
Maximum climb rate 10 m/s (sea level)
Voyage: cross-country voyage 5,620 km
Runway takeoff 1,270 m; landing 1,050 m

Y-8F600 aircraft

Cargo cabin length 16.2m
Minimum cargo cabin width 3.2m
Minimum cargo cabin height 2.35m
Cargo cabin volume 155m
Maximum take-off weight 65t
Maximum landing weight 65t
Maximum Payload 20t
Maximum fuel capacity 19t
Maximum payload range 1700km
Ferry flight range 4800km
Maximum level flight speed 650km/h
Cruise speed 550~600km/h
Cruise altitude 8000m
Service ceiling 10300m
Distance of take-off 1600m
Distance of landing 1800m

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