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AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-Kuo

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Name F-CK-1 Ching-Kuo
Manufacturer AIDC
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-Kuo
AIDC Ching-Kuo

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-Kuo

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-Kuo


The AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo is an technologically advanced air superiority jet fighter named after the late President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Chiang Ching-kuo. It entered active service with the Republic of China (Taiwan) Air Force in 1994, and 131 production aircraft had been manufactured by 1999.

Technical Data

Wing span 9.46 m31.037 ft
Length 14.21 m46.621 ft
Height 4.42 m14.501 ft
Powerplant 2 x Honeywell F125-70.
Engine model Honeywell F124

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 688 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 1.2 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 1220012,200 kg
12.2 tonnes
Ceiling FL580 ROD ft/min APC
WTC M Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CKUO

None on SKYbrary