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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 <br />
Length 14.21 m46.621 ft <br />
Height 4.42 m14.501 ft <br />
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 <br />12.2 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL580 ROD ft/min APC
WTC M Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CKUO

None on SKYbrary