KAI (Korean Aerospace Industries) - South Korea
Indonesia (possible); South Korea (planned)
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the KAI KF-X production variant)
2 x GE Aviation F414-400K afterburning turbofan engines developing 22,000lb of thrust each.
(2,500 kph | 1,350 kts)
(19,800 m | 12 mi)
(3,800 km | 7,038 nm)
♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
1 x 20mm Gatling-style internal automatic cannon.
External weapons hardpoints and an internal weapons bay for the carrying of Air-to-Air Missiles (AAMs), Air-to-Surface Missiles (ASMs), precision-guided drop bombs, conventional drop bombs, and jettisonable fuel tanks.
(Not all ordnance types may be represented in the showcase above)
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry.
Rating is out of a possible 100 points.
This entry's maximum listed speed (1,553mph).
Graph average of 1,200 miles-per-hour.
KAI KF-X operational range when compared to distances between major cities (in KM).
Max Altitude Visualization
The 3 qualities we look at for a balanced aircraft design are altitude, speed, and range.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
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