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Fouga CM 170 Magister. A photo. Characteristics.
Fouga CM 170 Magister. A photo. Characteristics.

Fouga CM 170 Magister. A photo. Characteristics.


A type: Twin-engine jet training aircraft

Crew: Two pilots are arranged one behind the other

The plane "Mazhister» (Magister - MA) was the world's first jet training aircraft, got into mass production, and had a distinctive V-tail (also the first in the world). It was built for the requirements of Air France. The company "Fugue» (Fouga) thoroughly relied on the pioneering work done by the designer Pierre Mubuzinom (Pierre Mauboussin), who showed their skills on light aircraft and gliders, equipped with small jet engines. Reflecting its achievement, the plane CM 170 "Mazhister" relied on two engines "Marbore» (Marbore) agency of "Turbomeca» (Turbomeca), and the Air Force so impressed that in 10 pre-production aircraft was soon followed by a large order.

Really in the French Air Force delivered about 400 aircraft "Mazhister" and then another 32 modified for naval uchebnotrenirovochnyh aircraft (other than a braking hook and other minor modifications construction) were put into operation the French Navy under the designation SM 175 «Zephyr» (Zephyr ). Production of the aircraft "Mazhister" continued to 1970 years, though spawned his company is "Fugue" was 1958 was acquired by "Potez» (Potez), followed by "SCENE-Avison» (Sud-Aviation) in 1967 year and finally, soon for this company Aygo5ra ^ a1e. Plane Magister also had great export success, except aircraft SM 170, which were built in France for overseas customers (190 copies), even 188 aircraft were built in Germany by "Flyugtsoyg Unión Sud» (Flugzeug Union Sud), 62 aircraft company "Valmet» (Valmet) in Finland and 36 aircraft company "Israel Aircraft Industries» (Israeli Aircraft Industries).

Throughout its production of aircraft "Mazhister" remained almost unchanged, later modification of SM 170-2 different uprated VIC Company "Marbore" and modification of CM 170-3 (later nicknamed "Super Mazhister") differed increased fuel, changed lamp cockpit and ejection seats of "Martin Becker." While all planes the Air Force and the French Navy has decommissioned, while others are still in active use across the globe.

Basic data


  • Length: 10,06 m
  • Wingspan: 11,4 m
  • Height: 2,8 m

The weight:

  • BLANK: 2150 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 3200 kg

Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 715 km / h
  • Range: 1200 km - ferry range

Power point: Two engine "Marbore» IA (on the modification of the SM 170-1) and VIC (on the modification of the SM 170-2) of "Turbomeca"

Power: 7,84 9,42 kN thrust and thrust kNrespectively

Date of first flight:

  • 23 July 1952 year

The surviving airworthy modifications: CM 170-1 / -2 / -3 and SM 175 «Zephyr»


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