SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF.260

Aerobatic Aircraft / Trainer

SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260 Aeroclub SanicoleOO-SMM 2-47 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The SIAI-Marchetti SF-260 is a single-engine three-seat light aerobatics and trainer aircraft produced by the Italian manufacturer SIAI-Marchetti, today Alenia Aermacchi S.p.a..
The SF-260 was developed by Stelio Frati for Aviomilano as the F.260. It was marketed in the United States as the Waco TS-250-3 Meteor. Until today (2011) more than 880 SF-260 have been built.
Crew1
Passengers2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-540-E4C5
Engine Power194 kW260 hp
Speed306 km/h165 kts
  190 mph
Service Ceiling4.480 m14.698 ft
Range1.715 km926 NM
1.066 mi.
Empty Weight830 kg1.830 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.300 kg2.866 lbs
Wing Span8,35 m27 ft 5 in
Wing Area10,1 m109 ft
Length7,10 m23 ft 4 in
Height2,41 m7 ft 11 in
First Flight15.07.1964
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeF260 F26T
Data for (Version)SIAI-Marchetti SF.260W Warrior
VariantsSF.260, SF.260A, SF.260M, SF.260AM, SF.260ML, SF.260W Warrior, SF.260B, SF.260C, SF.260TP, SF.260D, SF.260E, SF.260F, SF.260EA

[Photo-ID: 393] Karsten Palt 2007-07-14
SIAI-Marchetti SF-260, , D-EDUR, c/n 1-10, Karsten Palt, 2007SIAI-Marchetti
SF-260
Reg.: D-EDUR
c/n: 1-10
 
Flugtag Nordholz 2007 [Nordholz-Spieka (EDXN)]
[Photo-ID: 424] Karsten Palt 2007-07-21
SIAI-Marchetti SF-260, , D-EDUR, c/n 1-10, Karsten Palt, 2007SIAI-Marchetti
SF-260
Reg.: D-EDUR
c/n: 1-10
 
Flugtag Ganderkesee 2007 [Ganderkesee - Atlas Airfield (EDWQ)]
[Photo-ID: 1336] Karsten Palt 2008-08-17
SIAI-Marchetti SF-260, , D-EDUR, c/n 1-10, Karsten Palt, 2008SIAI-Marchetti
SF-260
Reg.: D-EDUR
c/n: 1-10
 
ST-26
Flugtag Breitscheid 2008 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 2611] Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260, , D-EDUR, c/n 1-10, Karsten Palt, 2009SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260
Reg.: D-EDUR
c/n: 1-10
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 12127] Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260, , D-EDUR, c/n 1-10, Karsten Palt, 2015SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260
Reg.: D-EDUR
c/n: 1-10
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 7476] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260, , D-EGMR, c/n 2-55, Karsten Palt, 2013SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260
Reg.: D-EGMR
c/n: 2-55
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7477] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260AM, , G-BAGB, c/n 107, Karsten Palt, 2013SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260AM
Reg.: G-BAGB
c/n: 107
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 12264] Karsten Palt 2016-02-18
SIAI-Marchetti SF-260AM, Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), MM54436, c/n 264/16-19, Karsten Palt, 2016SIAI-Marchetti
SF-260AM
Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare)
Reg.: MM54436
c/n: 264/16-19
 
Museo Aeronautica Militare [Bracciano, Vigna di Valle]
[Photo-ID: 2728] Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260B, , N800RH, c/n 11-02, Karsten Palt, 2009SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260B
Reg.: N800RH
c/n: 11-02
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7354] Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260B, , N800RH, c/n 11-02, Karsten Palt, 2013SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260B
Reg.: N800RH
c/n: 11-02
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 13013] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260D, , N405FD, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260D
Reg.: N405FD
 
Flying Legends 2016 [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 2831] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260D, Belgian Air Component, ST-44, c/n 844, Karsten Palt, 2009SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260D
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: ST-44
c/n: 844
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2832] Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260D, Belgian Air Component, ST-48, c/n 848, Karsten Palt, 2009SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260D
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: ST-48
c/n: 848
 
Tiger c/s
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 12128] Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260M+, Belgian Air Component, ST-31, c/n 10-31, Karsten Palt, 2015SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260M+
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: ST-31
c/n: 10-31
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 5539] Karsten Palt 2012-04-27
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260MS, Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), 123, c/n 13-04, Karsten Palt, 2012SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260MS
Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)
Reg.: 123
c/n: 13-04
 
Republic of Singapore Air Force Museum [Singapore]
[Photo-ID: 6482] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi SF-260MT, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), F15-8/16, c/n 14-09, Karsten Palt, 2013SIAI-Marchetti / Aermacchi
SF-260MT
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: F15-8/16
c/n: 14-09
 
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]