A variant of the Harbin Z-9 Haitun, the Z-9A is the second version of the Chinese licensed reproduction of the Dauphin II; 20 were manufactured--the last being completed in January 1992.  One of the two prototypes (B-572L, Z9A-0100) was shown at Airshow China '96.

 

The maximum internal and external payloads remain the same at 1,900 kg and 1,600 kg, respectively

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Aérospatiale, Helicopter Division

Primary manufacturer: Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation

Parent type: Aérospatiale Z-9

Aircraft status: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Fenestron/Shrouded tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 4.01 m (13.2 ft)

Overall Length: 13.46 m (44.2 ft)

Overall Width: 11.93 m (39.1 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: SAEC WZ8A turbine

Engine manufacturer: South Aero-engine Co.

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 3850 kg (8488 lb)

Max Range: 860 km (464 nm)

Max Endurance: 5.0 hrs (5.0 hrs)

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