M339

AERMACCHI MB-339

Aircraft
Name
MB-339
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing with wing tip tanks
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
L
APC
B
Type Code
L1J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Single
Position
Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
AERMACCHI MB-339

M339

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 6,350kg.
Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.90 m
Length (metric)
11.00 m
Height (metric)
4.00 m
Powerplant

Variants:

Engine Model(s)
Rolls-Royce Viper
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
915 m
MTOW
5900 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
6600 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
441 kts
MACH
0.77
Ceiling
480
Range
950 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
415 m

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