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CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder 1/48 Trumpeter

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The PAC JF-17 Thunder (Urdu: جے ایف-١٧ گرج‎), or CAC FC-1 Xiaolong (pinyin: Xiāo Lóng; literally: ‘Fierce Dragon’), is a lightweight, single-engine, multi-role combat aircraft developed jointly by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) of China. The JF-17 can be used for aerial reconnaissance, ground attack and aircraft interception. Its designation “JF-17” by Pakistan is short for “Joint Fighter-17”, while the designation and name “FC-1 Xiaolong” by China means “Fighter China-1 Fierce Dragon”.

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3 responses to CAC/PAC JF-17 Thunder 1/48 Trumpeter

  1. I really like what you’ve done with this – looks nicely weathered and faded. I’ve got the 1/72 version in my stash, and recently it’s been poking it’s head up demanding attention! Only so many hours in the day…

  2. Looks like the Pakistanis wanted an F-16 mated to a Fantan.

    Nice work on this!

  3. Nicely done. It does look like a hybrid of different designs.

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