Chengdu J-20

Country China
New price USD 100 million (2018)

The Chengdu J-20 (Chinese: 歼-20; pinyin: Jiān-Èrlíng), also known as Mighty Dragon (Chinese: 威龙; pinyin: Wēilóng), is a single-seat, twinjet, all-weather, stealth, fighter aircraft developed by China’s Chengdu Aerospace Corporation for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

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Chengdu J-20 Specifications

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General

Manufacturer
Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group
Manufactured
2009 - Present
Country
China
New purchase price
USD 100 million (2018)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x Shenyang WS-15
Turbofan
Power:
40,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
1333 Kts
2,469 Km/h
Travel range:
3,200 Nm
5,926 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
66,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
60000 feet / minute
304.80meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
37,013 Kg
81,599 lbs
Max Payload:
12,700 Kg
27,998 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
4,166 gallon
15,770 liter

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About the Chengdu J-20

The Chengdu J-20 (Chinese: 歼-20; pinyin: Jiān-Èrlíng), also known as Mighty Dragon (Chinese: 威龙; pinyin: Wēilóng), is a single-seat, twinjet, all-weather, stealth, fighter aircraft developed by China’s Chengdu Aerospace Corporation for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The J-20 is designed as an air superiority fighter with precision strike capability; it descends from the J-XX program of the 1990s.

The J-20 made its maiden flight on 11 January 2011, and was officially revealed at the 2016 China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition. The aircraft entered service in March 2017, and began its combat training phase in September 2017. The first J-20 combat unit was formed in February 2018.

The J-20 is the world’s third operational fifth-generation stealth fighter aircraft after the F-22 and F-35.

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