AMX International AMX

TypeGround-attack aircraft
Country of originBrazil and Italy (Joint venture)
ManufacturerAMX International
First flight15 May 1984
Introduced1989
Produced1986-1999
Numbers builtApproximately 200
Unit costsData is not available
Max speedMaximum speed: 1,160 km/h (626 knots, 721 mph)
Cruise speed: 950 km/h (510 knots, 590 mph)
Max rangeRange: 3,330 km (1,800 nm, 2,070 mi)
Service ceiling: 13,000 m (43,000 ft)
DimensionsLength: 13.23 m (43 ft 5 in)
Wingspan: 8.87 m (29 ft 1 in)
Height: 4.55 m (14 ft 11 in)
Wing area: 21 m² (226 ft²)
WeightEmpty weight: 6,730 kg (14,840 lb)
Loaded weight: 10,750 kg (23,700 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 13,000 kg (28,700 lb)
Powerplant1 x Rolls-Royce Spey 807 turbofan, 49 kN (11,000 lbf)
ArmamentGuns:
1x 20 mm (0.787 in) M61 Vulcan 6-barreled gatling cannon (Italian aircraft) or
2x 30 mm (1.181 in) DEFA 544 cannon (Brazilian aircraft)
Missiles: 2x AIM-9 Sidewinders or MAA-1 Piranhas or MAA-1B Piranha II or MAR-1, carried on wingtip rails
Bombs: 3,800 kg (8,380 lb) on 5 external hardpoints, including general-purpose and laser-guided bombs, air-to-ground missiles, and rockets
OperatorsCurrent operators:
Brazil and Italy

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