Macchi MB308. Technical harakteristiki.Foto.
Macchi MB308. Technical harakteristiki.Foto.

Macchi MB308. Technical harakteristiki.Foto.


Macchi MB308 - Italian light multi-purpose aircraft, manufactured in serial production with 1947 years.


Macchi MB308 photo


The first work on the creation of the Macchi MB308 model aircraft began by Italian aircraft designers almost immediately after the end of the Second World War, while the main purpose of creating the aircraft was to attempt to introduce the aircraft into the air force, where it could be operated both for training future pilots, as and to perform observation flights or patrolling the area. Nevertheless, the Macchi MB308 aircraft became much more popular with private owners, and despite the fact that the ship is a two-seater, the aircraft was actively used both for transporting people and for transporting small loads.

Thanks to the work of Italian designers, the aircraft has a very decent appearance, comparable with the aircraft, manufactured in 80-90-ies of the last century, as a consequence, so far this aircraft continues to enjoy great success.


Photo Macchi MB308


The cockpit of the Macchi MB308 is quite spacious, which means that besides transporting two people on board, a certain amount of payload can be loaded onto the aircraft. Subsequently, thanks to the optimization of the interior space of the cabin, it was possible to place the third seat, so that the aircraft could already be operated more efficiently. Nevertheless, because of the short range of the flight, the aircraft could not sufficiently interest customers, which means that for the whole production period, not many of these aircraft were built - about 183 units, however, to date it is known about the existence of only 122 Copies of this aircraft.

The power plant of the Macchi MB308 is represented by one piston aircraft engine, which, depending on the modification, can develop thrust from 85 to 100 hp, which in turn provides the aircraft with a good carrying capacity and high travel speed of 197 km / h. The basic production version of the Macchi MB308 aircraft uses the Continental C85 piston engine, which is quite reliable and inexpensive in terms of its service maintenance.


Cabin Macchi MB308


Four variants of this aircraft were built during the entire production cycle:

  • Macchi MB308 - Basic and main production version, equipped with an engine Continental C85;
  • Macchi MB308 Idro - Version with float landing gear for landing on water;
  • Macchi MB308G - Triple option aircraft with aircraft engine Continental C90;
  • Macchi MB308G-100 - a modified version with a piston aircraft engine Continental O-200 and some design changes.


Specifications Macchi MB308.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 chelvoeka (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 6,53 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,18 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 410 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 240 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 650 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 164 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 197 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 760 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4500 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental C85 (depending on version);
  • Power: 85 hp (Depending on version).


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