Nanchang Q-5 IA Fantan

in North Korean Air Force service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 40
Total Still Active: 40
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1982
Retirement: current
Main Role: Attack
Origin: China


A Chinese development of the Shenyang F-6, itself a licence-built MiG-19 Farmer, 40 A-5 Fantans were supplied in 1982. The A-5 is primarily used for ground-attack, and remains in service with the DPRKAF.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes


None available at present.

More Information


  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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