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AERMACCHI MB-339

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M339
Aircraft
Name MB-339
Manufacturer AERMACCHI
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing with wing tip tanks
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Light
APC B
Type code L1J
Engine Jet
Engine count Single
Position Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

AERMACCHI MB-339


AERMACCHI MB-339

AERMACCHI MB-339 AERMACCHI MB-339 3D

Description

Advanced lead-in trainer and light attack aircraft. In service since 1979. Upgraded development of AERMACCHI's MB-326 trainer aircraft. Basic version MB-339A delivered to Italian Air Force. MB-339C more powerful version optimised for lead-in fighter and light attack. New versions:

  • MB-339CD (Italy),
  • MB-339CE (Eritrea) and
  • MB-339FD (Export) with digital cockpit, three color LCD display and air-to-air refuelling.
  • MB-339C: Wing span 11,22 m, Lenth 11,24 m, MTOW 6,350kg13,999.354 lbs
    6.35 tonnes
    .

Technical Data

Wing span 10.9 m35.761 ft
Length 11 m36.089 ft
Height 4 m13.123 ft
Powerplant Variants:
  • A: 1 x 17.9 kN R-R Viper Mk632-43 turbojet.
  • C: 1 x 19.6 kN R-R Viper Mk680-43 turbojet.
Engine model Rolls-Royce Viper

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 441 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 915 m ROC 6600 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.77 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 415 m
MTOW 59005,900 kg
5.9 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL480 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC L Range 950950 nm
1,759,400 m
1,759.4 km
5,772,309.716 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving M339

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