Shaanxi Y-9

The Y-9 is a medium-sized, multi-purpose turboprop transport aircraft comparable in size and performance to the Lockheed Martin C-130J. The aircraft has been derived from the Shaanxi Y-8 (An-12 ‘Cub’), but features upgraded engines and modern avionics. As well as serving as a tactical transport, the aircraft is also used as the aerial platform for a variety of special role aircraft.

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