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 / ITEC 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 ft 11 in
Wing Area23,5 m253 ft
Length11,49 m37 ft 8 in
Height4,98 m16 ft 4 in
First Flight15.07.2004
Production Statusin production
Developed fromYak-130 / Jak-130
ICAO CodeY130
Data for (Version)Aermacchi M-346