Shenyang Aircraft Corporation / Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) - China
General ability to actively engage other aircraft of similar form and function, typically through guns, missiles, and/or aerial rockets.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
monoplane / mid-mounted / swept-back
Design utilizes a single primary wing mainplane; this represents the most popular modern mainplane arrangement.
Mainplanes are mounted along the midway point of the sides of the fuselage.
The planform features wing sweep back along the leading edges of the mainplane, promoting higher operating speeds.
2 x Lyulka AL-31F / Woshan WS-10A Taihang afterburning turbofan engines developing 29,100 lb of thrust each.
(2,500 kph | 1,350 knots)
(1,625 kph | 877 knots)
(+875 kph | 472 knots)
(18,500 m | 11 miles)
(3,530 km | 1,906 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 30mm Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-30-1 internal cannon.
Conventional Drop Bombs / Cluster Bombs
Rocket Pods (Unguided Rockets)
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.
Inherent combat value taking into account weapons support / versatility, available hardpoints, and total carrying capability.
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This entry's maximum listed speed (1,553mph).
Graph average of 1,200 miles-per-hour.
Operational range when compared to distances between major cities (in KM).
Max Altitude Visualization
The three qualities reflected above are altitude, speed, and range.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
Compared against Ilyushin IL-2 (military) and Cessna 172 (civilian).