Chengdu J-20 Fifth Generation Fighter Jet - Latest Update


In August 2008 it was reported that 611 Institute was selected to be the main contractor for the development of the fifth-generation stealthy J-20, and that 601 Institute was the sub-contractor.

Now 611 Institute has started to issue manufacturing drawings for constructing the first prototype, which is expected to fly by 2011.

The only Russian input is AL-31F Engine for prototype which is replaced by WS-15 Chinese Engine in serial production.

The latest news suggested first Chengdu J-20 Fifth Generation Fighter had been built at CAC.

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