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Fouga CM.170 Magister
The Fouga CM.170 Magister is a 1950s French two seat jet trainer aircraft.
Due to industrial mergers, the aircraft has been also known as the Potez CM.170 Magister, Sud Aviation CM.170 Magister and Aérospatiale CM.170 Magister, depending on where and when they were built.
A proposed lightweight version of the CM.170R for operation from grass or makeshift runways.
Three prototypes and 10 pre-production aircraft.
Two prototypes for the French Aéronavale
Initial production version of the Magister.
First production version with Turbomeca Marboré II engines, these were built in West Germany, Finland and Israel.
Uprated Marboré VI engines with 4.7 kN (1,055 lbf) thrust each.
Enlarged airframe, Turbomeca Gabizo engines with 10.8 kN (2,422 lbf) thrust each, the only prototype lost in an accident on 20 March 1957
CM.173 Super Magister/ Potez 94
Marboré Super VI engines with 5.1 kN (1,143 lbf) thrust each and ejection seats; one prototype built.
A shipboard trainer for the Aéronavale, with strengthened undercarriage, catapult attachments and arrestor hook.
4-seat version of the Magister; two prototypes built.
– Israeli Air Force version, updated with new cockpit, composite materials
Development based on the CM.170 with Turbomeca Astafan engines with 7.6 kN (1,715 lbf) thrust each, reshaped canopy for better visibility, and upgraded avionics.
One prototype built.
10.06 m (33 ft 0 in)
12.15 m (39 ft 10 in) (over tip tanks)
2.80 m (9 ft 2 in)
17.30 m2 (186.2 sq ft)
NACA 64 Series
2,150 kg (4,740 lb)
2,850 kg (6,283 lb) (without tip tanks)
Max take-off weight
3,200 kg (7,055 lb)
730 L (190 US gal; 160 imp gal) internal fuel
980 L (260 US gal; 220 imp gal) with tip tanks
2 × Turbomeca Marboré IIA turbojets, 3.9 kN (880 lbf) thrust each
715 km/h (444 mph, 386 kn) at 30,000 ft (9,100 m)
Never exceed speed
860 km/h (530 mph, 460 kn) (Mach 0.82)
1,200 km (750 mi, 650 nmi) (with external tanks)
2 hr 40 min (with external tanks)
11,000 m (36,000 ft)
Rate of climb
16.99 m/s (3,345 ft/min) (without tip tanks)
Take-off distance to 15 m (50 ft)
930 m (3,050 ft)
2× 7.5 mm or 7.62 mm machine guns, 200 rounds/gun
Up to 140 kg (310 lb) of weapons on two underwing hardpoints, including 50 kg (110 lb) bombs, unguided rockets and Nord Aviation SS.11 anti-tank missiles.
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