A-5C Fantan

Operator: Sudan
Status: In Service
Number: 20
Acquired: 2003
General Specs
Country of origin: China
Role: Ground attack
Manufacturer: Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation
Introduced: 1970
Power plant: 2 x Shenyang WP-6 turbojet engines with afterburners
Thrust: 7,165 pounds per engine
Wingspan: 31.8 ft (9.7 m)
Length: 53.3 ft (16.25 m)
Height: 14.8 ft (4.52 m)
Weight (empty): 14317 lbs
Maximum takeoff weight: 26,455 lbs
Fuel Capacity:
Speed: 740 mph (Mach 1.12)
Ceiling: 52,000 ft(15,850 m)
Range: 1,243 miles
Crew: 1
Armament: 6-10 hardpoints
Guns 2 x 23mm cannons
Air-to-air PL-2/PL-2B
AIM-9 Sidewinder
R550 Magic
Air-to-ground Rocket pods
100 lbs bombs
500 lbs bombs
1000 lbs bombs
Matra Durandal anti-runway bombs
Nuclear capable
Countermeasures/ Defenses:
Misc Systems: Possible Western upgrades such as avionics, ejection seat, and weapon systems