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Aermacchi MB-326M Impala

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Former SAAF trainer displaying at the Durban Air Show.

Aermacchi MB-326M Impala

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14th July 2007
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South Africa - Air Force

Aircraft Data

The Aermacchi MB-326 Impala was developed as one of the first jet training aircraft it is a low wing, single engine and light weight design.

Extensive overseas sales including numerous to Third World Countries.

Summary data for Aermacchi MB-326 Impala -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers


1 x Bristol Siddeley or Rolls Royce Viper (2500 lbf) - engine.


Guns, bombs and rockets on 6 external hard points.


Dimensions for Aermacchi MB-326 Impala -
Length34 ft. 11 in.
Wing Span35 ft. 7 in.
Height12 ft. 7 in.
Empty Weight4,931 lbs.
Max Weight11,499 lbs.


Performance of Aermacchi MB-326 Impala -
Max Speed470 kts
Cruise Speed400 kts
Ceiling47,000 ft.
Normal Range1,132mi.
Max Range900mi.

Updated 27th March 2009

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