The helicopter Harbin Z-19. Specifications. A photo.
The helicopter Harbin Z-19. Specifications. A photo.

The helicopter Harbin Z-19. Specifications. A photo.


Harbin Z-19 - attack combat helicopter developed in the year 2011 «Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation» Chinese Aircraft Corporation.


Harbin Z-19 a photo


The helicopter model Harbin Z-19 became developed «Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation» Chinese engineers from the company in 2009 year by special order of the Ministry of Defense of China. The main reason was the high demand for the Chinese armed forces in high-quality and modern military attack helicopter, capable of carrying out an effective fight against large groups of enemy.

As a support base for the design of the shock model helicopter Harbin Z-19, Chinese developers had taken the aircraft model Harbin Z-9, is a multi-purpose aircraft, with only a few exceptions, is used as a single combat unit. The exterior design of the helicopter has been thoroughly redesigned, resulting in a design has been very compact dimensions and its external view very strongly resembled the model of American attack helicopters Bell AH-1 Cobra.

Chinese aircraft manufacturers of the corporation «Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation» were able to achieve significant improvements in aircraft performance parameters of the helicopter, in connection with which, to date, these aircraft are one of the major in China shock means capable to effectively combat both the manpower of the enemy and armored vehicles.


Photo Harbin Z-19 


Chinese attack helicopter Harbin Z-19 has the following weapons:

  • Aviation caliber automatic gun 20 mm .;
  • Set unguided missiles;
  • Includes anti-tank missiles;
  • Includes anti-aircraft missiles.


The crew of the helicopter Harbin Z-19 involves two people - a pilot and a gunner. Due to the fact that the model of the aircraft belongs to a class of combat air assets, transportation on board of persons and goods is not possible.

In addition to the combat use, helicopter Harbin Z-19 can also be used as a patrol helicopter, helped by its rather high flight speed and maximum flight distance component 700 kilometers.

The power plant of Harbin Z-19 combat attack helicopter model consists of two gas turbine engines of the brand Zhuzhou Aeroengine Factory WZ-8C, each of which is capable of pulling power in 940 hp Maximum flight helicopter Harbin Z-19 280 speed is km \ h., Which is a very acceptable figure for combat aircraft of its class.


Helicopter Harbin Z-19 


Helicopter Manufacturing Harbin Z-19, 2012 deployed in the year, and continues to this day. According to official figures at the end of the year 2014, 80 Chinese aircraft manufacturers of the aircraft of this model were built.


Specifications Harbin Z-19.


  • Crew: 2 person;
  • helicopter length: 12,04 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 4,01 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 11,94 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 2350 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 4500 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 245 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 280 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 700 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 6000 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 × Zhuzhou Aeroengine Factory WZ-8C;
  • Power: 2 × 940 hp



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