RFB Rhein Flugzeugbau Fantrainer

Trainer

RFB Fantrainer 400 © Mike Vallentin
Photo ©: Mike Vallentin
The RFB Faintrainer is a single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the German manufacturer RFB, Rhein Flugzeugbau GmbH.
The Royal Thai Air Force was the sole operator of the Fantrainer (31 Fantrainer 400 and 16 Fantrainer 600).
Crew2
Propulsion1 Turboshaft Engine
Engine ModelAllison 250-C20B
Engine Power313 kW420 shp
Speed556 km/h300 kts
  345 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range1.185 km640 NM
737 mi.
Empty Weight1.114 kg2.456 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.800 kg3.968 lbs
Wing Span9,70 m31 ft 10 in
Wing Area14,0 m151 ft
Length9,48 m31 ft 1 in
Height3,00 m9 ft 10 in
First Flight27.10.1977
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 50
ICAO CodeFANT
Data for (Version)RFB Fantrainer 400
VariantsFantrainer 400, Fantrainer 600

[Photo-ID: 6463] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
RFB - Rhein Flugzeugbau Fantrainer 400, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F18-01/27, c/n 003, Karsten Palt, 2013RFB - Rhein Flugzeugbau
Fantrainer 400
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F18-01/27
c/n: 003
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]
[Photo-ID: 6464] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
RFB - Rhein Flugzeugbau Fantrainer 600, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F18K-15/32, c/n 004, Karsten Palt, 2013RFB - Rhein Flugzeugbau
Fantrainer 600
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F18K-15/32
c/n: 004
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]