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AJET
Name Alpha Jet
Manufacturer DASSAULT
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC B
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

AOI Alpha Jet
DASSAULT-DORNIER Alpha Jet
SABCA Alpha Jet


DASSAULT Alpha Jet

DASSAULT Alpha Jet

Image source: IANS

Description

Light tactical aircraft and trainer. In service since 1978. France/Germany jointly advanced trainer development. Today mainly used by French, Maroccon, Belgian and Portuguese Air Force. A new generation of Alpha Jet NGEA was launched in 1980 for Cameroon- and Egyptian Air Force.

General

Aircraft name Alpha Jet
ICAO code/WTC AJET / M
Manufacturer DASSAULT
Type code/APC L2J / B

Technical Data

Wing span 9.1 m29.856 ft
Length 12.3 m40.354 ft
Height 4.2 m13.78 ft
Powerplant F: 2 x 13,48 kN SNECMA Larzac 04-C6 turbofans. A: 2 x 14,1 kN SNECMA Larzac 04-C20 turbofans.
Engine model SNECMA Turbom├ęca Larzac

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AJET

None on SKYbrary

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