The helicopter Harbin Z-9. Specifications. A photo.
The helicopter Harbin Z-9. Specifications. A photo.

The helicopter Harbin Z-9. Specifications. A photo.


Harbin Z-9 - Chinese military multipurpose helicopter manufactured by Aircraft Corporation «Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation» with 1981 years.


Photo Harbin Z-9


Chinese military helicopter model Harbin Z-9 in fact, is just an improved version of the French multi-purpose aircraft model ship Eurocopter AS365 DauphinHowever, if there are faces of the overlap between the two models, the technical performance in terms of both rotorcraft radically different from each other.

The design and construction of the Harbin Z-9 helicopter began with Chinese aircraft builders in 1980, and a year later, the first prototype of this aircraft was able to successfully make its first flight. However, the real production of helicopters of the Harbin Z-9 model was started by the Chinese aircraft manufacturers only in 1994 year - for a thirteen-year period, experts from the Celestial Empire optimized the basic characteristics of this aircraft, created a special weapon for this model, and ensured the strengthening and strengthening of the structure of the fuselage, Thereby obtaining a full-fledged military aircraft.


Harbin Z-9 photo


The Harbin Z-9 helicopter is a full-fledged multi-purpose aircraft capable of carrying military personnel and cargo transportation as well as participating in combat operations, which is facilitated by good armament and protection from ground attack. Harbin Z-9 equipped with an automatic cannon 23 mm., Unguided missiles for the destruction of armored vehicles and large enemy concentrations, and also a number of modifications of this aircraft, also has the ability to attack sea targets, including Ships and submarines, for which torpedoes are used.

On board the helicopter can accommodate up to 12 people, including two members of the crew (pilot and gunner) and 10 soldiers. If necessary, on its board, the model aircraft can also carry and transport various types of cargo weighing up to 2050 kg. A number of modifications to the helicopter Harbin Z-9 used exclusively as a combat aircraft, although it may carry out transportation on its board of several people.


Helicopter Harbin Z-9


The power plant of the Harbin Z-9 helicopter consists of two gas turbine engines of the Zhuzhou Aeroengine Factory WZ-8A brand, each of which is capable of developing a thrust of 850 hp, which in turn provides the aircraft with the ability to fly at a maximum speed of 305 km \ h. The effective range of the Harbin Z-9 helicopter is about 700 kilometers, while the ferry range is about 1 kilometers.

Production of military aircraft Harbin Z-9 Chinese model aircraft builders carried out in the following variants:

  • Harbin Z-9 - Basic licensed products first tested in 1981 year;
  • Harbin Z-9A - An improved version of the aircraft that was created using air hub and Chinese production units;
  • Harbin Z-9A-100 - An improved prototype aircraft, which bears an exclusively experimental character;
  • Harbin Z-9B - The production version of the multi-purpose helicopter, based at the version of Harbin Z-9A-100;
  • Harbin Z-9C - Modification designed for the needs of the Chinese Navy;
  • Harbin Z-9EC - Modification developed by request of the Pakistan Air Force;
  • Harbin Z-9W - Percussion version of the helicopter;
  • Harbin Z-9WA - Combat version for conducting night operations;
  • Harbin H410A - A modernized version of the helicopter, serially produced with 2002 year;
  • Harbin H425 - VIP-version of the helicopter, created on the basis of Harbin H410A;
  • Harbin H450 - Version of 2014 years, designed to conduct effective operations against large concentrations of enemy.


Production of model helicopters Harbin Z-9 Chinese aircraft manufacturers and continues to this day.


Specifications Harbin Z-9.


  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Capacity: 10 people (depending on version);
  • helicopter length: 12,11 m (depending on version).
  • The height of the helicopter: 4,01 m (depending on version).
  • The diameter of the rotor: 11,94 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 2050 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 4100 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 260 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 305 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1000 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4500 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 × Zhuzhou Aeroengine Factory WZ-8A (depending on version);
  • Power: 2 × 850 hp (Depending on version).


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