The Z-9-H410A, a variant of the Harbin Z-9 Haitun, was initially powered by WZ8A engines (the Chinese produced Turboméca Arriel 1C1).  Maximum internal and external payloads are 1,900 kg and 1,600 kg, respectively.  The H410A could be equipped with Turboméca Arriel 2C engines, instead.  The helicopter features three pairs of doors, the rearmost pair being aft-sliding; the aircraft requires a single pilot and can hold a maximum of 13 passengers.  Accessories can include a searchlight, optoelectronic system and emergency flotation gear.


The H410A received domestic type and production certificates in April 2001, followed by its maiden flight in December 2003.  The helicopter was granted CAAC certification in July 2002.


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


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: Turbomeca Arriel 2C turbine

Engine manufacturer: Turbomeca

Max continuous power: 581 kW (779 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 626 kW (839 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 4100 kg (9039 lb)

Max Range: 860 km (464 nm)

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