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Nanchang CJ-6 Trainer and Light Attack Aircraft

Crew

Two

Maiden Flight

August 1958

Introduced

1961

Status

Operational

Numbers Built

2,000

Length

8.46m

Wingspan

10.22m

Height

3.3m

Empty Weight

1,095kg

Maximum Take-off Weight

1,400kg

Type

Zhouzhou (SMPMC) HS6A radial piston engine

Number of Engines

One

Power Capacity

213kW

Maximum Speed

300km/h

Range

700km

Service Ceiling

6,250m

Take-off Distance

280m

Landing Distance

350m

Endurance

3.6 hours

Guns

2 x 7.62mm machine guns

Others

Bombs and rocket launchers

Manufacturer

Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (formerly known as Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation)

Operator

People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)

Engines Supplier

Zhuzhou Aero-Engine Factory
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