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SAC J-16

Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurbofan
ApplicationFighter, Trainer
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Twin-seat, multirole fighter aircraft. Includes the J-16D electronic warfare variant with pods mounted on wingtips and AESA radar in nose radome.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
SAC J-16 2010 / 2011 Baseline version, with twin nosewheels and fintips cut down at rear.
SAC J-16D 2011 / 2015 Electronic Warfare variant, with reshaped nose radome and cannon removed to accomodate mission equipment.

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