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J-8 (Jian-8 Fighter aircraft 8) / F-8

Specifications
Country People's Republic of China (PRC)
Designation Jian-8 Finback
Type Intercept
Builder Shenyang Aircraft
Wing Span 30 ft in ( 9.3 m)
Length 70 ft 10 in (21.6 m)
Height 17 ft 9 in ( 5.4 m)
Weight 21,600 lb ( 9,820 kg) empty
31,500 lb (14,300 kg) normal takeoff
39,200 lb (17,800 kg) max takeoff
Engine 2 Wopen 13A-II turbojets @ 14,815 lbs thrust
Maximum speed1,450 mph / 2,340 km/h / Mach 2.2
Cruising speed 800 mph / 1,300 km/h
Ceiling 18-20,000 meters
Range 500 mi / 800 km combat radius
800 mi / 1,300 km cruise radius
1,400 mi / 2,200 km ferry range
Internal Fuel 3994 kg
Drop Tanks 480 L drop tank with 383kg of fuel for 34nm range 800 L drop tank with 639kg of fuel for 56nm range
In-Flight Refueling No
Payload
Crew One
Sensors Izmurd raging radar, RWR, Ballistic bomb sight. Will be upgraded with APG-66 radar
Armament 2 Type 30-1 30mm Cannon
1 underfuselage hardpoint
6 underwing hardpoints for fuel, bombs, rockets, or missiles
4 PL-2 or PL-7 and 800 L drop tank (680 nm)
2 PL-2 or PL-7 and 2 480 L drop tank and 1 800 L drop tank (741nm)
Inventory
Basing



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