The Chinese revamp of the Changhe Z-8, announced a Airshow China 2002.  The WZ6 engines were replaced with P&WC PT6A-67B turboshafts.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: AĆ©rospatiale, Helicopter Division

Primary manufacturer: Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 6.66 m (21.9 ft)

Overall Length: 23.05 m (75.6 ft)

Overall Width: 18.90 m (62.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 3

Engine designation: P&WC PT6A-67B turbine

Engine manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney Canada

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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