AVIC-Shenyang FC-31 Gyrfalcon

The FC-31, also known as the J-31 or J-35 is a fifth generation multirole fighter developed for the international market.

With excellent combined operation effectiveness and independent intellectual property rights, it adopts a normal configuration single seat, twin engine, outward tilted twin vertical tail and all movable horizontal tail, with big s-inlet on its both sides and a built-in weapons pod.

Features

A

High survival rate

low radar observability, low IR radiation, excellent ECM, and low vulnerability

B

Multi mission capabilities

Strong target detection and integrated outside information capability, outstanding status sensing and information sharing capability, beyond visual range (BVR) multi target attacking and large off bore sight all directional combat capability, accurate air surface strike capability, and complicated weather conditions and vast region operation adaptability

C

Excellent integrated logistics capability

D

High cost performance

Specifications

Crew

One 

Length

16.9 m (55 ft 5 in)

Wingspan

11.5 m (37 ft 9 in)

Height

4.8 m (15 ft 9 in)

Wing area

40 m2 (430 sq ft)

Max take-off weight

28,000 kg (61,729 lb) 

Powerplant

2 × RD-93 afterburning turbofans,

85 kN (19,000 lbf) thrust each

Powerplant

2 × WS-13E afterburning turbofans,

101.85 kN (22,450 lbf) thrust each

Maximum speed

2,200 km/h (1,400 mph, 1,200 kn)

Maximum speed

Mach 1.8

Combat range

1,250 km (780 mi, 670 nmi) on internal fuel

Or

2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) with external tanks

Armament

Hardpoints

6 x external, and internal bay, with a capacity of up to 8,000 kilograms (18,000 lb),

including 2,000 kilograms (4,400 lb) internally

Missiles

Air-to-air missiles

12 x medium range

Air-to-ground missiles

8 x supersonic

Bombs

8 × 500 kg deep penetration bombs

30 x smaller bombs.

 

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