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This is nearly finished, it was long enough on my harddisk. Here a part from the readme.




Blackproject proudly presents :



Shengyang JJ-8II Finback




The JJ-8II Finback mod is a what if plane created by me. It´s trainer version for the J-8II and further

developed fighters. It`s in use with the PLAAF as a trainer and ground attack aircraft. It was developed

in the 80`s. The SAC began to study the possibility of adding the aerial refuelling ability to the J-8II

fighter, later to the JJ-8II. An experimentally modified JJ-8II fitted with a fixed refuelling probe made

its first flight on 21 March 1991. The first successful in-flight refuelling from a H-6 tanker

possibly took place in 1992/93. The aircraft entered the PLAAF and PLA Naval Aviation service in 1996 as

the JJ-8II, and made its first public debut on 1 October 1999, during the flypast in Beijing to celebrate

the 50th anniversary of the PRC.


The JJ-8II has a fixed, non-retractable refuelling probe installed on the starboard side of the cockpit.

Chinese newspaper reported that the early JJ-8II design suffered from high volume of noise caused by the

air passing around the fixed refuelling probe in high-speed flight. Such noise would cause serious

disruption to the pilot inside the cockpit. The problem was solved later by modifying the probe design.

Furthermore, only a small number of PLA pilots are capable of performing the dangerous rendezvous with

H-6 tanker.


The JJ-8II configuration features WP-13B turbojet engines and the KLJ-1 (Type-1471) Pulse Doppler fire

control radar. With the radar upgrade comes the ability to fire the PL-12/SD-10 MRAAM employing an Active

Radar Homing (ARH) seeker. The JJ-8II, featuring a glass cockpit, developed for the J-8F and enhanced

air-to-ground capability using the AS-17 'Krypton' anti-radar missile, has also been demonstrated.

New build JJ-8II`s have an improved "Type-02" airframe. The Type-02 is heavier than the original airframe,

but can tolerate higher G-loadings.


General characteristics


* Crew: 2

* Length: 21.52 m (70 ft 7 in)

* Wingspan: 9.34 m (30 ft 8 in)

* Height: 5.41 m (17 ft 9 in)

* Wing area: 42.2 m² (454 ft 3 in)

* Empty weight: 9,640 kg (20,370 lbf)

* Loaded weight: 14,850 kg (30,500 lbf)

* Max takeoff weight: 18,100 kg (39,250 lbf)

* Powerplant: 2× WP-13A turbojet

o Dry thrust: 44.1 kN (9,900 lbf) each

o Thrust with afterburner: 66.7 kN (15,000 lbf) each




* Never exceed speed: Mach 2.4 limited

* Maximum speed: Mach >2.5+ (est.) (2339 kph/1262 knot)

* Range: 2,800 km (1,740 mi)

* Combat radius: 1,300 km (808 mi)

* Service ceiling 20,500 m (67,256 ft)

* Rate of climb: 200 m/s 12,200 m/min (39,400 ft/min)

* Thrust/weight: 0.65; 0.98 with afterburner

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