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Lightning is a jet fighter made in Iran. The aircraft uses the fuselage of the F-5 aircraft. The difference between this aircraft and the F-5 is the presence of two vertical V-shaped rudders, which are designed to provide the necessary capability for better maneuverability of the fighter. Lightning fighter jets are probably 10 to 15 percent larger than F-5 jets. The aircraft has two V-shaped vertical rudders (to reduce radar cross-section and increase maneuverability) and uses the same engines and flight electronics as the F-5.

The first specialized lightning squadron was formed in March 2009 at the second hunting base in Tabriz.

This aircraft is the latest optimization of the F-5 fighter. The F-5 is an American fighter made by Northrop, which made its first test flight in 1958 and joined the Iranian Air Force in the 1940s. The changes made to Lightning over the F-5 do not necessarily mean that it is superior to the F-5. The effect that the two rudders have on the maneuverability of the aircraft is debatable, and its ammunition carrying capacity has not changed much compared to the F-5. Existence of F-18-like rudders has caused some Iranian reports to introduce this aircraft with capabilities similar to the F-18. Lightning can be used as a ground attack fighter. Mass production of lightning depends on the success of the pilot program of the aircraft. If successful, production will begin with digital glass cabins and other optimizations.


General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 32.2ft (9.8m)
  • Length 44.7ft (13.6m)
  • Height 12.8ft (3.9m)
  • Empty Weight 17,227lbs (7,814kg)
  • Loaded Weight 21,859lbs (9,915kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.336
  • Wing Loading 93.2lbs/ft2 (455.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 234.5ft2 (21.8m2)
  • Drag Points 3379


  • Number of Parts 53
  • Control Surfaces 6
  • Performance Cost 406
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    @Alfredali1382 بهتون پیام دادم

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    10.5k Artinmk

    این ایدیم تو تلگرامهartin02

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    @sobhanrm1386 با هواپیمات حال میکنم. منم از همینجا شروع کردم

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    بابا باریکلا دسخوش ناموسا

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