Chengdu FC-1 / PAC JF-17 Thunder

The FC-1 Xiaolong (Fierce Dragon) is the result of a joint Sino-Pakistani development programme that commenced in 1999. Russia supplied its Klimov RD-93 turbofan jet engine for the aircraft. The Pakistani Air Force has ordered 150 examples of the aircraft, which entered service in 2007. The aircraft has been actively marketed to other air forces. A two-seat fighter-trainer variant made first flight in April 2017.

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