What's nickname of those Chinese combat aircraft?

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FC-1
SH-5
JH-7
J-10
J-12

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Officially, the JF-17 is Xiaolong (small dragon), JH-7A is Feibao (flying leopard) and the J-10 is Qianglong (vigorous dragon) I think. The names don't really stick.

But if you like to know what is the Chinese internet codeword for the J-10, it is actually "stick".

Officially, the JF-17 is Xiaolong (small dragon), JH-7A is Feibao (flying leopard) and the J-10 is Qianglong (vigorous dragon) I think. The names don't really stick.

But if you like to know what is the Chinese internet codeword for the J-10, it is actually "stick".

What no Jugs or Hogs!:eek:

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The Q-5 was name by NATO as Fantan, J-8II got Finback, what'r those I posted?

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Officially, the JF-17 is Xiaolong (small dragon), JH-7A is Feibao (flying leopard) and the J-10 is Qianglong (vigorous dragon) I think. The names don't really stick.

But if you like to know what is the Chinese internet codeword for the J-10, it is actually "stick".

Interesting, what does small dragon look like?:confused:

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The Q-5 was name by NATO as Fantan, J-8II got Finback, what'r those I posted?

The names are not given by NATO.

The organisation that generates the codenames is ASIC, formerly ASCC. ASIC is made up of US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. NATO simply uses the codenames generated.

http://www.airstandards.com/ascc/

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So what's the name they give to the J-10, JH-7 etc...?

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JH-7 is FLOUNDER. The FC-1 isn't in service yet so isn't yet named (perhaps a development codename like CHENG-B in parralel to the experimental ASCC codenames like TAG-D or RAM-P used for Soviet aircraft), the J-10 only for a short while so hasn't been named yet, the J-12 probably doesn't even exist so hasn't got a name either.

Been wondering about the SH-5 myself, but then again it's awfully silent in the M-department of ASCC/ASIC codenames. Last one issued is the Be-40 MERMAID i think.

SOC says the Yak-130 is now officially the MITTEN.

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SOC says the Yak-130 is now officially the MITTEN.

Correct. The MiG-AT was designated MISER.

Arthur, the SH-5, like the L-39 never received one. Last 'M' was MAINRING (KJ-2000)

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So in summary of all the chinese fighter programs we officially have...

Mikoyan J-2 Fagot
Shenyang J-4 Fagot
Mikoyan J-5 Fresco
Shenyang J-5A Fresco
Shenyang J-6 Farmer
Nanchang Q-5/A-5 Fantan
Shenyang/Chengdu J-7 Fishbed
Shenyang J-8 Finback
Chengdu J-9/FC-1/JF-17 Fishpaste
Shenyang J-11 Flanker
Xian JH-7/JH-7A/FBC-1 Flounder

Unofficially we have...

Chengdu F-7M Airguard
Xian JH-7/JH-7A/FBC-1 Feibao ("flying leopard")
Chengdu J-9/FC-1 Xiaolong ("fierce dragon")
Chengdu J-10 Qianglong ("vigorous dragon"/"brave dragon")
Chengdu F-10 Vanguard (export version of J-10 to Pakistan)
Shenyang J-12 XXJ or J-XX
Chengdu JF-17 Thunder (export version of FC-1 to Pakistan)

Taiwanese...

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo
... A/B An Hsiang ("safe flight")
... C/D Hsiung Ying ("brave hawk")

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So in summary of all the chinese fighter programs we officially have...

Shenyang J-4 Fagot
Shenyang J-5 Fresco
Shenyang J-6 Farmer
Nanchang Q-5/A-5 Fantan
Shenyang/Chengdu J-7 Fishbed
Shenyang J-8 Finback
Chengdu J-9/FC-1 Fishpaste
Shenyang J-11 Flanker
Xian JH-7/JH-7A/FBC-1 Flounder

Unofficially we have...

Xian JH-7A Feibao (flying leopard)
Chengdu JF-17 Xiaolong (small dragon)
Chengdu J-10 Qianglong (vigorous dragon)
Shenyang J-12 XXJ

First of all there was never a J-4 !!! ... and where do You get this "Chengdu J-9/FC-1 Fishpaste" as the Chengdu J-9 and the FC-1 are two completely different aircraft ... !:mad:

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Actually, "Xiao Long" in Chinese is not small dragon. It is Xiao with the first tone, which is a mythic bird from ancient Chinese book. It can means fierce. So the translation should be Fierce Dragon for FC-1
J-10 is Called "Meng Long" which is Vigorous Dragon or Brave Dragon

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as you guys are talking about nato code for all aircrats can any one tell me if lca-tejas of india as got any ??

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as you guys are talking about nato code for all aircrats can any one tell me if lca-tejas of india as got any ??

No. The codenames only cover FSU and PRC. The one lone exception, off the top of my head, was the Czech L-29 which received the codename 'Maya'.

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First of all there was never a J-4 !!! ... and where do You get this "Chengdu J-9/FC-1 Fishpaste" as the Chengdu J-9 and the FC-1 are two completely different aircraft ... !:mad:

Original J-9: source = http://www.china-defense.com/aviation/chinese_fighter_development/chinese_fighter_development-2.html

The J-9 project ran in parallel with the J-8 project but used a completely new airframe. The design target maximum speed was Mach 2.4 at above 20,000 metres altitude. In order to achieve this target the J-9 was fitted with an 8,500kg thrust turbojet engine and the 601 Institute initially used a tailless delta design. Development at this point shifted to the newly built 611 Institute and the Chengdu Aircraft Factory. At the beginning of the 1970s, the 611 Institute proposed a new design using a canard ahead of the delta wing (not dissimilar to the Swedish Viggen), but because it required new materials and know-how plus engine performance problems it wasn't until 1975 before the design could be completed. The new J-9 design was quite advanced with air intakes on the fuselage sides featuring variable inlet geometry to alter the compression mixture. It used a 12,400 kg wet thrust turbofan engine and featured a Type 205 radar (search range about 70km) and four PL-4 radar-guided air-to-air missiles. The J-9 plan was discontinued in 1980. However, the effort was not totally wasted as the J-9 development enabled Chinese engineers to gain experience with the canard layout type, experience that would prove useful in the J-10 project.
http://www.china-defense.com/aviation/chinese_fighter_development/2b.jpg

The FC-1/JH-17 replaced the original J-9 program and has now taken its name.

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Original J-9: source = http://www.china-defense.com/aviation/chinese_fighter_development/chinese_fighter_development-2.html

The J-9 project ran in parallel with the J-8 project but used a completely new airframe. The design target maximum speed was Mach 2.4 at above 20,000 metres altitude. In order to achieve this target the J-9 was fitted with an 8,500kg thrust turbojet engine and the 601 Institute initially used a tailless delta design. Development at this point shifted to the newly built 611 Institute and the Chengdu Aircraft Factory. At the beginning of the 1970s, the 611 Institute proposed a new design using a canard ahead of the delta wing (not dissimilar to the Swedish Viggen), but because it required new materials and know-how plus engine performance problems it wasn't until 1975 before the design could be completed. The new J-9 design was quite advanced with air intakes on the fuselage sides featuring variable inlet geometry to alter the compression mixture. It used a 12,400 kg wet thrust turbofan engine and featured a Type 205 radar (search range about 70km) and four PL-4 radar-guided air-to-air missiles. The J-9 plan was discontinued in 1980. However, the effort was not totally wasted as the J-9 development enabled Chinese engineers to gain experience with the canard layout type, experience that would prove useful in the J-10 project.
http://www.china-defense.com/aviation/chinese_fighter_development/2b.jpg

The FC-1/JH-17 replaced the original J-9 program and has now taken its name.

YES, I know this project, but the J-9 was never called FC-1 - this is only a term used for the current FC-1 = JF-17 - ... the name "Fishpaste" is completely new; that's why I asked where do You have this information from, and the current FC-1 / JF-17 otherwise was never called the J-9, even if this is widely posted in the www. !!

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Actually, "Xiao Long" in Chinese is not small dragon. It is Xiao with the first tone

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Xiao1 is pronounced Hiu in Chinese Cantonese dialect.
Yahoo! Hong Kong translates it as "owl".
Yahoo! Taiwan translates it as "owlet".

Xiao1 (hiu) is commonly used in the noun xiao1 xiong2 (hiu hung), which Yahoo! Hong Kong translates as "an unscrupulous, brave, and capable person". Actually, a villain, the opposite of an hero (ying1 xiong2).

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