Shenyang BA-5

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BA-5
Role Target drone
National origin People's Republic of China (PRC)
Manufacturer Shenyang Aircraft Manufacturing Factory
Primary user PLAAF (People's Liberation Army Air Force)
Developed from Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis / J-2 - (Jianjiji-2)

The Shenyang BA-5 was a target drone developed in the People's Republic of China, from Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis fighters withdrawn from manned use at the end of their service life.

Guidance and control equipment was installed in the cockpit in lieu of the ejection seat, with the BA-5 being used for the training of fighter pilots and surface-to-air missile crews.

Operators[edit]

 People's Republic of China

Specifications (MiG-15bis/BA-5)[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 0
  • Length: 10.11 m (33 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.08 m (33 ft 1 in)
  • Height: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 20.6 m2 (222 sq ft)
  • Airfoil: TsAGI S-10 / TsAGI SR-3
  • Empty weight: 3,630 kg (8,003 lb)
  • Gross weight: 5,015 kg (11,056 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 6,105 kg (13,459 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 1,420 l (312.4 imp gal; 375.1 US gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Klimov VK-1 centrifugal flow turbojet, 26.5 kN (6,000 lbf) thrust

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 10,595 km/h (6,583 mph; 5,721 kn) at sea level
1,033 km/h (558 kn; 642 mph) at 5,000 m (16,000 ft)
992 km/h (536 kn; 616 mph) at 10,000 m (33,000 ft)
  • Cruising speed: 850 km/h (528 mph; 459 kn)
  • Range: 1,240 km (771 mi; 670 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 15,500 m (50,853 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 51.2 m/s (10,080 ft/min) at sea level
36.2 m/s (7,130 ft/min) at 5,000 m (16,000 ft)
21 m/s (4,100 ft/min) at 10,000 m (33,000 ft)
  • Time to altitude: 5,000 m (16,000 ft) in 2 minutes
10,000 m (33,000 ft) in 5.2 minutes
  • Wing loading: 240.8 kg/m2 (49.3 lb/sq ft)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.00534 kN/kg (0.544 lbf/lb)

Avionics
Remote control / Radio command guidance equipment

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era
Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gordon, Yefim; Dmitry Komissarov (2009). OKB Mikoyan. Hinkley: Midland Publishing. ISBN 9781857803075.