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J-7 / F-7 Fighter Aircraft

Role

Fighter or interceptor aircraft

Crew

One

Country

China

Maiden Flight

January 1966

Numbers Built

More than 2,400

Length

14.88m

Wingspan

8.32m

Height

4.10m

Wing Area

23m²

Empty Weight

5,292kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

9,100kg

Loaded Weight

7,680kg

Type

Liyang Wopen-13F (R-13-300) turbojet engine

Number of Engines

One

Thrust

44.1kN

Maximum Speed

2,120km/h

Cruise Speed

1,200km/h

Combat Range

850km

Ferry Range

2,000km

Service Ceiling

17,800m

Rate of Climb

155m/s

Take-off Distance

800m

Landing Distance

750m

Guns

2×30mm Type 30-1 cannon, 60 rounds per gun

Number of Hardpoints

Five

Rockets

55mm rocket pod (12 rounds), 90mm rocket pod (7 rounds)

Bombs

50kg to 500kg unguided bombs

Rockets

55mm rocket pod (12 rounds), 90mm rocket pod (7 rounds)

Manufacturer

Chengdu Aircraft Corporation/Guizhou Aircraft Industry Corporation

Operators

People's Liberation Army Air Force, Pakistan Air Force, Bangladesh Air Force, North Korean Air Force and Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
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