Aermacchi AM.3. Specifications. A photo.
Aermacchi AM.3 - Double light aircraft of the Italian production, developed by «Aermacchi» in 1967 year.
Aermacchi AM.3 photo
Development and design of an aircraft models Aermacchi AM.3 started by Italian aircraft manufacturers in the first half 60-ies of the last century, at the same time, the new aircraft was to carry a multi-purpose in nature, in particular, aircraft of this model was positioned as a training and private aircraft.
As a trainer aircraft, model aircraft Aermacchi AM.3 operated mainly by the military, in particular, its main operator, were Italian Air Force and South Africa - their operation in this regard has been officially discontinued in 90-ies of the last century, however, to date, these aircraft still exist, but only in private ownership.
When the relative simplicity of its design, model aircraft Aermacchi AM.3 is quite maneuverable and reliable in terms of its operation, which attracted potential customers. Over the entire period of production, which was carried out only for a few years, 46 aircraft of this model, of which, to date, we know of the existence of only 8 of aircraft was built.
A photoAermacchi AM.3
His first flight of the aircraft model Aermacchi AM.3 has made in the year 1967, in this case, the test proved to be very successful, however, for greater reliability, aircraft manufacturers from the Italian «Aermacchi» company made a gain of the aircraft structure, and therefore the real issue of these aircraft It began somewhat later.
On board his plane Aermacchi AM.3 can carry two people - a pilot and a passenger, and, in the case of private use, the passenger seat can be dismantled if necessary, as a consequence, the aircraft will be adapted for transportation to its board small cargo. pilot and passenger seats have a tandem arrangement, which led to an increase in the size of the aircraft, but by optimizing the design of the aircraft, reducing its flight-technical qualities did not happen.
Multi-purpose vehicle model Aermacchi AM.3 equipped with propulsion of the piston type, consisting of either a single brand Piaggio engine power in 340 HP or from one aircraft engine brand Lycoming GSO-480-B1B6 the same capacity. A sufficiently powerful propulsion system allows the aircraft to develop a cruising speed of 270 km \ h., And perform flights on distances of up to 990 kilometers, which is very suitable for this type of aircraft.
Specifications Aermacchi AM.3.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 1 people;
- aircraft Length: 8,73 m .;
- Wingspan: 12,64 m .;
- Plane Height: 2,72 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 1080 kg. (Depending on version);
- Payload: 620 kg. (Depending on version);
- Maximum takeoff weight: 1700 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 270 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 310 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 990 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Lycoming GSO-480-B1B6 (depending on version);
- Power: 340 hp
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