Specifications for the
Chengdu J-20 (Black Eagle)
Focus Model: Chengdu J-20 (Black Eagle)
Country of Origin: China
Manufacturer: Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group - China
Initial Year of Service: 2018
Length: 75.46ft (23m)
Width: 49.21ft (15.00m)
Height: 16.40ft (5.00m)
Weight (Empty): 38,801lbs (17,600kg)
Weight (MTOW): 77,162lbs (35,000kg)
Powerplant: CURRENT (estimated): 2 x Saturn 117S turbofan engines delivering 32,000lbs of thrust each; INTENDED: 2 x WS-10/WS-17 turbofan engines of 30,000lbs thrust each.
Maximum Speed: 1,305mph (2,100kmh; 1,134kts)
Maximum Range: 2,113miles (3,400km)
Service Ceiling: 59,055ft (18,000m; 11.2miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 60,000 feet per minute (18,288m/min)
Use of various Russian/Chinese air-to-air missiles, air-to-surface missiles, anti-radiation missiles, laser-guided bombs and conventional drop bombs are assumed. A standard internal cannon for close-in combat is probable.
J-20 - Base Series Designation; two prototypes completed as of January 2011.