Specifications for the
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco) / Chengdu J-5
Light Attack Fighter
Focus Model: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F (Fresco)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Mikoyan-Gurevich - Soviet Union / Chengdu - China
Initial Year of Service: 1952
Length: 36.94ft (11.26m)
Width: 31.59ft (9.63m)
Height: 12.47ft (3.80m)
Weight (Empty): 8,664lbs (3,930kg)
Weight (MTOW): 13,393lbs (6,075kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Klimov VK-1F turbojet engine with afterburn generating 7,450lbs of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 711mph (1,145kmh; 618kts)
Maximum Range: 1,230miles (1,980km)
Service Ceiling: 54,462ft (16,600m; 10.3miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 8,203 feet per minute (2,500m/min)
1 x 37mm cannon OR 2 x 23mm cannons OR 3 x 23mm cannons.
Maximum external weapons load of up to 1,102lbs (500kg) consisting of any of the following:
2 x 550lb bombs
2 x UV-16-57 Rocket Pods (16 x 50mm rockets)
2 x AA-1 Alkali radar-guided missiles
MiG-17 "Fresco-A" - Initial production variant not differing greatly from the base MiG-15 models.
Congo; Cuba; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Madagascar; Mali; North Vietnam; Syria; Albania; China; Soviet Union; Russia; Sudan