Harbin SH-5


Harbin SH-5

Infobox Aircraft
name=SH-5


caption=
type=Maritime patrol amphibian /attack
manufacturer=Harbin Aircraft Factory
designer=
first flight=3 April 1976 [ [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/china/h-5.htm "The SH-5 Aircraft"] ]
introduced=1986
retired=
status=
primary user=People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force
more users=
produced=1984-1985
number built=6 [ [http://www.faqs.org/docs/air/avps1.html#m4 "The Harbin SH-5"] ]
program cost=
unit cost=
developed from=
variants with their own articles=

The Harbin SH-5 is a Chinese maritime patrol amphibian intended for a wide range of duties, including aerial firefighting, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and air-sea rescue (SAR).

They are used for maritime and search and rescue operations. One is outfitted as a firefighting plane.

Variants

;SH-5:The only production series, 5 aircraft built.

;SH-5 Firefighter:One of SH-5 was rebuilt for firefighting duties [ [http://www.faqs.org/docs/air/avps1.html#m4 The Harbin SH-5] ] . It is designated as PS-5.

Operators

;PRC
*People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force received 4 aircraft [ [http://www.faqs.org/docs/air/avps1.html#m4 "The Harbin SH-5"] ] . All are operated by the People's Liberation Army Navy North Sea Fleet in an aircraft base near Qingdao, Shandong province [ [http://www.sinodefence.com/airforce/specialaircraft/sh5.asp "SH-5 Amphibious Aircraft", Chinese Defense Today] ] .

pecifications (SH-5)

aircraft specifications

plane or copter?=plane
jet or prop?=prop

ref=Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide [cite book|title=Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide|last=Rendall|first=David|pages= p.505|year=1995|id=ISBN 0-00-4709802|publisher=HarperCollinsPublishers|location=Glasgow, UK]

crew=eight
capacity=
length main=38.9 m
length alt=127 ft 7 in
span main=36 m
span alt=118 ft 1 in
height main=9.8 m
height alt=32 ft 2 in
area main=144 m²
area alt=1,550 ft²
airfoil=
empty weight main=26,500 kg
empty weight alt=58,422 lb
loaded weight main=
loaded weight alt=
useful load main=
useful load alt=
max takeoff weight main=45,000 kg
max takeoff weight alt=99,208 lb
more general=

engine (prop)=Dongan WJ5A
type of prop=turboprops
number of props=4
power main=2,350 kW
power alt=3,150 hp
power original=

max speed main=556 km/h
max speed alt=300 knots, 345 mph
cruise speed main=450 km/h
cruise speed alt= 243 knots, 280 mph
stall speed main=170 km/h
stall speed alt= 92 knots, 106 mph
stall speed more=(landing)
never exceed speed main=
never exceed speed alt=
range main=4,750 km
range alt=2,568 nm, 2,950 mi
ceiling main=10,250 m
ceiling alt=33,650 ft
climb rate main=9.0 m/s
climb rate alt=1,770 ft/min
loading main=
loading alt=
power/mass main=
power/mass alt=
more performance=
*Endurance: 15 hours

armament=dorsal 23 mm gun turret; four hardpoints; 6,000 kg warload; C-101 ASMs, ASW torpedoes, depth charges; mines; bombs

avionics=

References

* [http://www.faqs.org/docs/air/avps1.html#m4 "The Harbin SH-5"]
* [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/china/h-5.htm "The SH-5 Aircraft"]
* [http://www.sinodefence.com/airforce/specialaircraft/sh5.asp "SH-5 Amphibious Aircraft", Chinese Defense Today]

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* ShinMaywa US-1
* ShinMaywa PS-1


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