Fact Sheet: Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft

Fact Sheet: Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft

The M-346 Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft replicates the flight performance and avionics of advanced modern-day fighter aircraft. It allows fighter aircrew trainees to train in a more realistic operational environment, handle sophisticated systems, and be better equipped for fighter operations.

Embedded Tactical Training System. The M-346 has an embedded tactical training system that can generate a realistic battlefield with both airborne and ground threats. It can also simulate on-board sensors and weapons that are representative of the RSAF's fighters.

High Power. Powered by two Honeywell F-124-GA-200 engines, each producing 6,280 pounds (or 2,850kg) of thrust, the M-346 can pull up to 8Gs and reach transonic speeds (close to that of the speed of sound) without the use of afterburners.

The Delta Wing. The M-346 also features a state-of-the-art aerodynamic design with a delta wing to provide greater manoeuvrability and control. Coupled with a fly-by-wire flight control system, the M-346 provides a highly accurate representation of modern fighter jets' performance.


Overall Length

11.49 m

Overall Height

4.98 m

Wing Span

9.72 m

Take-off Weight

7,300 kg (clean)


Maximum Speed: 572 knots
Service Ceiling: 45,000 ft


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