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Aircraft Manufactured by Australia - Aea Aircraft, Cac Aircraft, de Havilland Australia Aircraft, Gaf Aircraft, Gippsland Aircraft (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Aircraft Manufactured by Australia - Aea Aircraft, Cac Aircraft, de Havilland Australia Aircraft, Gaf Aircraft, Gippsland...

Aircraft Manufactured by Australia - Aea Aircraft, Cac Aircraft, de Havilland Australia Aircraft, Gaf Aircraft, Gippsland Aircraft (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: AEA aircraft, CAC aircraft, De Havilland Australia aircraft, GAF aircraft, Gippsland aircraft, Aermacchi MB-326, CAC Boomerang, De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover, CAC Wirraway, Gippsland GA8, GAF Nomad, GAF Jindivik, CAC Sabre, CAC Wackett, Gippsland GA200, CAC CA-15, CAC Ceres, CAC Woomera, AAC Wamira, CAC Winjeel, Eagle Aircraft 150B, AEA Explorer, AEA Maverick. Excerpt: The Aermacchi or Macchi MB-326 is a light military jet aircraft designed in Italy. Originally conceived as a two-seat trainer, there have also been single and two-seat light attack versions produced. It is one of the most commercially successful aircraft of its type, being bought by more than 10 countries and produced under licence in Australia, Brazil and South Africa. It set many category records, including an altitude record of 56,807 ft (17,315 m) on 18 March 1966. More than 600 were built. RAAF Macchi MB-326 A7-041In the 1950s, before the advent of the turboprop, many countries operated small jet trainers with a similar performance to their full-blown aircraft. Some nations started to develop aircraft like the Fouga Magister, the T-37, the Jet Provost, and the Aero L-29. Italy, still recovering from the war years, could not afford the development of a supersonic interceptor or bomber, and developed light fighters and trainers - a lower-cost solution. The MB-326 was designed by Ermanno Bazzocchi at Macchi. Bazzocchi considered many configurations, the one chosen was a single-engined design. The airframe was a robust and light structure, metallic, simple and cheap; powered by an efficient engine, the Armstrong Siddeley Viper. This engine was designed as a short-life unit originally destined for target drones, but showed itself to be far more reliable. This airframe and engine combination led, in 1953, to the MB-326 project. The Italian Air Fo...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-233-05154-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-233-05154-7
Barcode: 9781233051540

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