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Frequently Asked Questions

How old is this aircraft?
Manufacture date: 1988
What engine does it use?
Housai HS6A - 285 HP 9 Cylinder Radial
How fast does it fly?
Cruise: 140 knots (160 mph)
Max Speed: 200 knots (230 mph)
How much fuel does it use?
Fuel Burn: 14 gallons / hour
What kind of fuel does it use?
Aviation Fuel (100LL) or Automotive Fuel (80+ Octane)
How far can it fly on one tank of gas?
Range: 390 nm (450 miles)
How much does it weigh?
Empty: 2200 lbs
Max Gross: 3086 lbs
How high can it fly?
Ceiling: 17,000 ft
How strong is it?
G Rating: +6/-3
Can it do aerobatics?
Yes, including Loops, Aileron Rolls, Barrel Rolls, Cuban 8s, Split S, Immelmans and Spins
Can it fly upside down?
Only for about 8 seconds. It doesn't have an inverted fuel and oil system.
What was it used for?
The Nanch ang CJ- 6 is an aircraft designed and built in China for use by the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) as a basic trainer.
How much flight time did you have when you bought it?
130 hours