Aermacchi M-346

Jet Trainer

Aermacchi M-346 Prototype © Stewart Andrew
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The Aermacchi M-346 is a military twin-engined two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi S.p.A..
The Aermacchi M-346 is a development of the Yakovlev Yak-130 (AEM-130), a trainer developed jointly by Aermacchi and Yakovlev.
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelHoneywell F124-GA-200
Engine Power (each)27,8 kN6250 lbf
Speed1093 km/h590 kts
  679 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 1.2
Service Ceiling13.716 m45.000 ft
Rate of climb6401 m/min21000 ft/min
Range1.891 km1.021 NM
1.175 mi.
Empty Weight4.610 kg10.163 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight9.500 kg20.944 lbs
Wing Span9,72 m31,9 ft
Wing Area23,5 m253 ft
Length11,49 m37,7 ft
Height4,98 m16,3 ft
First Flight15.07.2004
Production Statusin production
Developed fromYak-130 / Jak-130
ICAO CodeY130
Data for (Version)Aermacchi M-346