The Aermacchi M-346 Master is a military twin-engine transonic trainer aircraft. The M-346 is designed for the principal role of lead-in fighter trainer, in which capacity it is used to deliver pilot training for the latest generation of combat fighter aircraft.
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This Giant RC Alenia Aermacchi M-346 has a length of 2.88m, a wingspan of 2.48m, it is powered by a “Jet-Italia Atom 250 N, 113.000 U/min” turbine jet engine. The weight of the airplane is 24.98kg. The pilot of this airplane in this video is Leonardo Scardigli.
The airplane has all panel lines, hatches and all rivets were engraved in the model. It contains many scale details. The model airplane is blue painted in mold, all bulkeads are glued in the airframe, all control surface are hinged.
The aerodynamic design of the M-346 uses vortex lift to provide manoeuvrability and controllability at very high angle of attack up to 40° degrees using a fly-by-wire control system.