Guizhou Aviation Industry Corporation (GAIC) under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) recently launched a massive internal campaign for high-quality FTC-2000G multi-role aircraft. The FTC-2000G is independently developed by the GAIC as the sole owner of its complete independent intellectual property rights. After the first aircraft of its kind successfully made its maiden flight in September of 2018, the second one also succeeded in accomplishing its maiden flight in October of 2019, marking significant progress of the FTC-2000G program. Compared to the FTC-2000 trainer variant, the FTC-2000G is heavier, slower due to new wing design, and has less endurance than the FTC-2000.
Guizhou FTC-2000G is a a multi-role combat aircraft and one of the cheapest fighters on the market specifically developed for foreign trade by GAIC in full accordance with customer needs. Being the remodeling of the second-generation aircraft closest to the third-generation, it is attack-based and integrated with functions of both air combat and coaching, highly practical and cost-effective. The is featured with night-viewing and night-fighting capabilities, and strong at functional expansion, by installing related mission equipment or pods, it can also carry out reconnaissance and electronic warfare missions to meet the needs of different users. It has 7 hardpoints and also features a diverterless supersonic inlet.