The AC313 is a 13-ton tri-turbine helicopter developed by AVICOPTER and a civil variant of the Changhe Z-8 (also manufactured by Harbin), derived from the Z-8F.  It was CAAC certified on 4 January, 2012 and passed by the Aircraft Evaluation Group.  The first flight of the AC313 was on March 18, 2010, with operational introduction on Dec. 5, 2013.

Its 6-blade main rotor is of composite material, mounted with a titanium flexible rotorhead. 

The cabin permits 18-27 passengers or 15 stretchers.  Maximum internal and external payloads are 5600 kg and 5000 kg, respectively.  The maximum fuel weight is 3800 kg.

Overview

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Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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