Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F (Fresco) Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1952
Type: Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
National Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer(s): Mikoyan-Gurevich - Soviet Union / Chengdu - China
Production Total: 10,367
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 36.94 feet (11.26 meters)
Overall Width: 31.59 feet (9.63 meters)
Overall Height: 12.47 feet (3.80 meters)
Weight (Empty): 8,664 lb (3,930 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 13,393 lb (6,075 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Klimov VK-1F turbojet engine with afterburning developing 7,450 lb of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 711 mph (1,145 kph; 618 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,230 miles (1,980 km)
Service Ceiling: 54,462 feet (16,600 meters; 10.31 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 8,202 feet-per-minute (2,500 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
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
Global Operators / Customers
Congo; Cuba; Guinea-Bissau; Guinea; Madagascar; Mali; North Vietnam; Syria; Albania; China; Soviet Union; Russia; Sudan
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
MiG-17 "Fresco-A" - Initial production variant not differing greatly from the base MiG-15 models.
MiG-17F "Fresco-C" - 88 gallon drop tanks for increased fuel range; Most produced model of the series.
MiG-17P - Night Fighter / All-Weather Capability series designation.
MiG-17PF "Fresco-D" - Night Fighter / All-Weather Capability featuring search and ranging radar systems.
MiG-17PFU - Provisions for ARS-212 (AA-1) Alkali air-to-air radar-guided missiles; First missile-produced Soviet fighter.
J-5 - Chinese single-seat locally-produced version based on the single-seat MiG-17; manufactured through Chengdu.
JJ-5 - Chinese two-seat locally-produced version based on the two-seat MiG-17; manufactured through Chengdu.