Helicopter Avicopter AC-313. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Avicopter AC-313. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Avicopter AC-313. Specifications. A photo.


Avicopter AC-313 - a multi-purpose civilian helicopter developed by Chinese aircraft manufacturer «AVIC Helicopter Company» ( «Avicopter»).


Photo Avicopter AC-313


Helicopter Avicopter AC-313, also referred to as none other than the Changhe Z-8F-100, aircraft manufacturers have begun to develop the company «AVIC Helicopter Company» in 2000-ies. As a starting base, Chinese aviarazrabotchiki used military helicopter model Harbin Z-8, in fact optimizing its design, and providing functionality for subsequent operation in civil aviation.

Appearance helicopter Avicopter AC-313, practically has not undergone any significant changes, however, the design became more simple, thus reducing the cost of production, however, does not impact on safety made flights. It should be noted that the use of the finished design and construction of the helicopter, and also minimize the costs for the design, reducing development time as well, which led to the provision of sufficiently low prices


Avicopter AC-313 photo


The first test trials helicopter Avicopter AC-313 were conducted by Chinese experts in 2010 year, however, the official aircraft of this model was presented only 2013 year, which was due to the need to pre-production.

Given official data Aircraft Company «AVIC Helicopter Company», two years of production, in the period from 2013 2015 on year, was built 10 model helicopters Avicopter AC-313, indicating a high demand for these aircraft in the field of civil aviation.

On board, the Avicopter AC-313 aircraft can transport up to 6 tons of payload, including oversized cargo. In some cases, the cargo can be attached to the external hitch, however, for such purposes, the helicopter is used quite rarely due to the low maneuverability of the aircraft. In addition to the transportation of goods, the Avicopter AC-313 helicopter is also used to transport people, in particular, up to 27 passengers can be accommodated on board the aircraft of this model, while 2-3 crew members are required to operate the aircraft.


Helicopter Avicopter AC-313


The power plant of the Avicopter AC-313 aircraft, also referred to as the Changhe Z-8F-100, includes three Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6B-67A gas turbine engines, each of which has a power of 1220 hp, which provides the helicopter with a high payload , as well as a fairly high flight speed, up to 250 km / h. (maximum flight speed). The Avicopter AC-313 helicopter can fly at distances of 1050 kilometers, however, this figure may vary depending on the workload of the aircraft, which, nevertheless, is very acceptable.


Specifications Avicopter AC-313.


  • Crew: 2-3 person;
  • Capacity: 27 people (depending on layout);
  • helicopter length: 24,1 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 6,4 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 18,86 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 6750 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 13000 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 250 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 220 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1050 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3400 m .;
  • Powerplant: 3 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6B-67A;
  • Power: 3 x 1220 hp


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