JF-17 Thunder

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 | Page 5

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_zhuhai_2012_c-400akg_sd-10_ls-6

JF-17 with its armoury at Zhuhai air show 2012. Prominent on extreeme left is 900kg CM-400AKG Stand Off Missile (SOM); believed to have a speed of Mach4+ and an impressive range of 180-250 km.

 

 

JF-17 Thunder Time Line

A collection of Project JF-17 related pictures from its inception to induction in Pakistan Air Force.

 

 

 

 

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_016 jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_017

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_018

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_013 jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_014

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_015

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_012 jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_011

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_010

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_09 jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_08

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_07

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_01 jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_03

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_04

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_02 jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_05

jf-17_thunder_ccs_combat_school_06

Top rows: JF-17 5-ship formation landing at its new home Mushaf Air Base. All aircraft are transferred from No.16 & No.26 Sqn.

Last Row: JF-17s lined up with CCS Mirage & F-7 after arriving at Mushaf for formal induction ceremony in Combat Commanders School(CCS) on 26 Jan,2015.

ideas_2014_defence_exhibition_karachi_047_paf_pakistan_air_force_jf-17_mk-82_mk-84_mk-83_durandal_mar-1_arm ideas_2014_defence_exhibition_karachi_049_paf_pakistan_air_force_jf-17_mk-82_mk-84_mk-83_durandal_mar-1_arm

ideas_2014_defence_exhibition_karachi_050_paf_pakistan_air_force_jf-17_mk-82_mk-84_mk-83_durandal_mar-1_arm

Pictures on No.16 Sqn JF-17s Sr. # 11-38 displayed at International Defence Exhibition (IDEAS-2014).

The aircraft was displayed with Brazilian Origin MAR-1 Anti-Radiation Missile, MBDA Durandal Anti-Runway-Bomb, MK-82 Snake eye bomb

and MK-82/83/84 general purpose bombs.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_019 jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_020

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_022

Pictures of No.16 Sqn JF-17s Sr. # 11-129 and 11-134 during routine training fights.
jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_kamra_012

An unmarked JF-17 (Sr.# 14-149) takes off from Minhas AB for a Functional Check Flight (FCF). Production of second batch (referred as Block-II) JF-17s in underway at PAC.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_kamra_016

JF-17 formation prepares for landing at Minhas AB.

PAF operates 3 squadrons of JF-17 aircraft.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_021

JF-17 Thunder from No.16 Sqn launching from Mushaf Air Base to participate in Air Combat Training mission in Exercise Saffron Bandit 2013.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_kamra_013 jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_kamra_014

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_kamra_015

A four-ship JF-17 formation prepares to takeoff from Kamra "City of Thunders" for a training fight.

The smaller Mean-Time-Between-Takeoff (MTBT) of JF-17 allow it to counter any emerging threat by quickly getting airborne.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_07

Panther's JF-17 landing after completion of air combat training flight at ACMI range during Exercise Saffron Bandit 2013. The aircraft is equipped with PL-5 Captive-Air-Training-Missile-(CATM).

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_08

JF-17 taking off to participate in Dubai Airshow'2013. Earlier PAF JF-17, K-8 and Mushshaks have participated in Dubai Air show 2011.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_09

JF-17 from No.16 Sqn returns home aftera successful training sortie. PAF has been employing JF-17 in Test & Evaluation (T&E) and air defence role.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_06

Close up shot of JF-17 cockpit.

jf-17_thunder_no_26_sqn_black_spiders_peshawer_02

JF-17 afterburner seen during take off roll

with three fuel tanks - July 2013.

jf-17_thunder_no_26_sqn_black_spiders_peshawer_01

JF-17 passing by flight lines of No.26 MR Sqn

at Peshawer air base.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_03 jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_04

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_05

Pictures of No.16 Sqn JF-17s Sr. # 12-138 and 12-142 performing at Dubai International Air Show 2013.
jf-17_thunder_no_26_sqn_black_spiders_izmir_01 jf-17_thunder_no_26_sqn_black_spiders_izmir_02

jf-17_thunder_no_26_sqn_black_spiders_izmir_03

Pictures of No.26 Sqn JF-17s Sr.# 09-112 and 10-114 performing at Izmir Air Show 2011. More pictures here.
jf-17_thunder_no_26_sqn_black_spiders_mk-84_bomb

JF-17 armed with 2000lbs Mark-84 bomb on centerline pylon. JF-17 can carry variety of General Purpose Bombs, Laser Guided and Glide Guided precision munitions.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_kamra_010

JF-17 painted in Pakistani flag scheme belonging to No.26 Sqn perparing for a training flight from Minhas AB, Kamra.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_kamra_011

JF-17 # 07-103 was the third JF-17 delivered to PAF in 2007 and was extensively used for Test & Evaluation (T&E) flights till 2010 before formally handed over to No.26 MR Sqn.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_01

'Black Panthers' JF-17 Sr.# 11-124 and 11-128 armed with PL-5E missile training rounds, 1000 litre fuel tanks underwing and MK-82 General Purpose Bombs for 'High-Low' profile mission.

 

 

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_no_16_sqn_02

No.16 Sqn JF-17 banking to its right during a training flight. In July'2013, China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation (CATIC) presented a model of proposed two-seat version of FC-1 aircraft at Le Bourget air show for export purpose.

jf-17_thunder_pakistan_air_force_pac_rd_93_turbo_fan

Klimov RD-93 engine undergoing testing before installation onto aircraft. RD-93 has been robust and trusty worthy engine for JF-17. It was tested in all kinds of temperature ranges in Pakistan.

 

Top | Next Page>>

 

Pakistan Air Force Wallpapers © 2009-12. All Rights Reserved 
Website Statistics