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Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboprop
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Military medium transport aircraft with high wing and four prop engines, derived from Y-8 F600.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
SAC Y-9JZ/XZ/G 2001 / Special mission variants: JZ: Gaoxin-8 Electronic Surveillance variant, XZ: Gaoxin-9 'psychological operations' variant, G: Gaoxin-11 Electronic Jamming variant.
SAC Y-9 2002 / 2012 Medium military aircraft, includes export designation Y-9E.

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Power Systems / Rotors & Propellers

Baoding Propeller Factory Analysis Composite Propellers: Six-blade JL-4 composite propellers
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