Xian-85 fighter (西安-85) is a Chinese multirole fighter that was used during the Sino-American War in the latter half of the 21st century.


Pete of the Boomers mentions having shot down over 500 of these fighters during his VR sessions.[1]


The Xian-85 fighter is mentioned only in Fallout: New Vegas.

Behind the scenes

"Xian" may be a reference of the real-life XAC, Xi'an Aircraft Industrial Corporation,[2] a major Chinese military and civilian aircraft manufacturer.


  1. The Courier: "How has Nellis taught your people to fly?"
    Pete: "Once we restored power, we learned that some elaborate chairs we'd been sleeping in were actually virtual reality simulators. We believe they were used to train combat pilots. We use them extensively. I alone have shot down over 500 Chinese Xian-85 fighters! Before you ask, I'm afraid there's no way you can be allowed to use the simulators. They are for our use only. Sorry."
  2. Xi'an Aircraft Industrial Corporation on Wikipedia
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