CAC Aermacchi MB-326H (Macchi)

CAC Aermacchi MB-326H (Macchi)
Type
Land-based 'all through' jet trainer
Manufacturer
Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation, Melbourne, Vic under licence to Aermacchi, Italy
Number Ordered
10 RAN, 87 RAAF
First Delivered
October 1967
Last Delivered
September 1972
Length
34 feet 5 inches
Height
11 feet 4 inches
Weights 5,027
Dimensions Wing Span: 32 ft 11 in
Speed 506 mph
Range
940 mph
Crew
2
Engines One 2,500 lb thrust Bristol Siddeley Viper 11 turbojet
Performance
  • Initial Rate of Climb: 4,420 ft/min
  • Ceiling: 40,000 ft
Armament
2 x 7.62 mm Miniguns and Practice bombs
Operated by
Naval Air Station Nowra