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AMX Alenia AMX

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Name Alenia AMX
Manufacturer AMX
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Medium
Type code L1J
Engine Jet
Engine count Single
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

AMX Alenia AMX

AMX Alenia AMX AMX Alenia AMX 3D


Light attack aircraft / trainer. In service since 1988. Replacement of G91 and F-104 for Italian Air Force and MB-326 Xavante for Brazilia Air Force. Two-seat trainer version AMX-T.

Technical Data

Wing span 8.9 m29.199 ft <br />
Length 13.23 m43.406 ft <br />
Height 4.55 m14.928 ft <br />
Powerplant 1 x 49 kN R-R Spey Mk 807 non afterburning turbofan, built by Fiat.
Engine model Rolls-Royce Spey

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 631 m ROC 10250 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.86 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 464 m
MTOW 1300013,000 kg <br />13 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL425 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 500500 nm <br />926,000 m <br />926 km <br />3,038,057.745 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AMXM

None on SKYbrary