Made F -5 F-84 was shot down and the F-4B aircraft and other invasive
F -5 is the imitation of the former Soviet Union army Ephron airplane MiG-17 is our first production-based jet fighter, its successful trial, indicates that China’s aviation industry entered the jet age.
50 mid-world countries can produce only a handful of fighter jets, only the United Kingdom, the United States, the Soviet Union and Sweden. F-5 production in China, while in Italy successfully developed the G-91 jet attack aircraft, but it was really successful test flight of the aircraft one year later than the F -5.
F -5 aircraft is all metal construction, small size, light weight, low-mobility performance. Maximum speed of 11.4 kilometers, the maximum ceiling of 16,000 meters and a maximum range of 1570 km. H-37 aircraft equipped with a cannon, shells 40 rounds; HP-23 guns two, playing 80 rounds with each door. F -5 aircraft power plant is made “turbojet -5″ engine.
1954 October Shenyang Aircraft Manufacturing Company accepted the task of aircraft prototype, the factory named “East Wind 101.” April 1955, the former Soviet Union to provide information on the drawings in place, the factory immediately organized the translation and mapping, in September began manufacturing aircraft. To February 1956, the aircraft’s 14,719 kinds of spare parts all the manufacturing is completed 253,550.
1956 年 7 19, an airport in northeast China, a silver jet fighter into the sky. In front of the aircraft fuselage, printed red letters: in 0101. This code means that the new Chinese production of the first jet fighter of the first frame.
first driving test pilot Wu Keming-made jet fighters to fly the blue sky. The first successful test flight, a variety of data: the machine’s technical performance and product quality are all qualified.
this year on September 8, J -5 aircraft was put into mass production. On the same day, Xinhua News Agency as “China’s new jet trial” in the title, to make a public report at home and abroad. September 9, People’s Daily, also a prominent position on this major achievement of China’s aviation industry made a special report. September 10, when he was vice chairman of the National Defense Commission, Marshal Nie million people participated in the grand General Assembly, personally cut the ribbon for the aircraft. CPC Central Committee and State Council sent a congratulatory message to the factory and distributed prize of $ 200,000.
1956 年 9 19, the first batch of four F -5 production aircraft to deliver troops to use, and in that year’s National Day in Beijing for the party and state leaders of the review. In May 1959, due to converting the new model, the F -5 aircraft shutdown, produced a total of 767.
F -5 aircraft equipped units, in the homeland defense mission has played a very important role. I People’s Air Force and Navy Air Force pilot who shot down the aircraft using the F -5 F-84, F-86, RB-57A and F-4B aircraft and other invasion.
F -5 then there are two modified aircraft, called the F-5A, is the all-weather, plant named “east 104″ by the Chengdu Aircraft Factory in August 1961 began to design the , March 1963, began manufacturing parts, assembly completed in June 1964, November 11, the same year a successful maiden flight, test pilot for the Wuyou Chang. Kind, discontinued in May 1968, produced a total of 124.
improved for the second FT-5, is a two-seat F-5A’s trainer, mainly for training. China’s flight demonstration unit has used this aircraft. FT -5 designed in 1964, May 8, 1966 flight, shape and in December the same year, troops, up to 1968 produced a total of 1061.
(Air Force Armament Department of the Ministry of Political)
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