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DASSAULT Alpha Jet

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AJET
Aircraft
Name Alpha Jet
Manufacturer DASSAULT
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Medium
APC B
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

AOI Alpha Jet
DASSAULT-DORNIER Alpha Jet
SABCA Alpha Jet


DASSAULT Alpha Jet

DASSAULT Alpha Jet DASSAULT Alpha Jet 3D

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.

Technical Data

Wing span 9.11 m29.888 ft
Length 12.29 m40.322 ft
Height 4.19 m13.747 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 Turboméca Larzac

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 540 kts MACH IAS kts IAS 110 kts Vapp (IAS) 92 kts
Distance 410 m ROC 11200 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.85 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 610 m
MTOW 75007,500 kg
7.5 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL480 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 739739 nm
1,368,628 m
1,368.628 km
4,490,249.347 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AJET

None on SKYbrary