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Shenyang BA-5 was a target drone developed in the People's Republic of China, from Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis fighters withdrawn from manned use at the end of their service life.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


 People's Republic of China

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

Data from [1]

General characteristics


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)
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)
10,000 m (33,000 ft) in 5.2 minutes

Remote control / Radio command guidance equipment

See also[]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

Related lists


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