Chengdu FC-1 China Multi-Role Fighter Jet

Chengdu FC-1 China Multi-Role Fighter JetChengdu FC-1 China Multi-Role Fighter Jet
The Chengdu FC-1 (Fighter China-1) Xiaolong, initially called Super-7, is a single-seat, single-engine, multirole fighter jet developed by Chengdu Aircraft trade Corporation (CAC) for the export market. Currently 3 prototypes are flying.

The FC-1/Super-7 was originally defined as a low-cost third-generation air-superiority fighter aircraft to exchange the MiG-21/F-7 Fishbed and Northrop F-5 series in service with several developing countries. With the participation of MASPG, the aircraft was re-branded as a light-weight, high-performance, multirole attack fighter jet that includes fly-by-wire (FBW) flight-control, beyond-vision-range (BVR) combat capability and much improved aerodynamic performance. These has also steered the unit value of the aircraft up by 500th, from {the first $10 million to $15 million.