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Friday, October 19th 2012, 10:57pm

Fighter Aircraft



Friday, October 19th 2012, 11:00pm

[SIZE=4]Bloch MB.1051 Milan ("Kite") fighter[/SIZE]
[SIZE=1]Production Aircraft[/SIZE]

Wingspan: 12.0m (39.4 feet)
Length: 10.4m (34 feet)
Height: 4.5m (14.8 feet)
Wing Area: 27.5 m² (296 ft²)
Empty Weight: 3,698.5 kg (8,154 lbs)
Loaded Weight: 5,034 kg (11099 lbs)
Max Takeoff Weight: 6,431.5 kg (14,181 lbs)
Engine: 1 × Gnome-Rhone Mistral Titan 18k (2,240hp / 1,670.4 kW takeoff) with Turbomeca two-stage supercharger
Crew: 1 (pilot)

Max speed: 685 kph (370 knots / 425.6 mph)
Cruising speed: 563 kph (350 mph)
Combat Range: 1,327 km (825 miles)
Service ceiling: 10,900 m (35,800 ft)
Rate of climb: 15.9 mps (3129.6 fpm)
Wing Loading: 183 kg/m² (37.5 lb/ft²)
Power to Weight Ratio: 0.332 kW/kg (0.202 hp/lb)

- 4 × 20 mm cannon in wings with 925 rounds
- 2 × 750lb (340 kg) bombs

The MB.1051 Milan is a variant of the MB.1050 carrier-based fighter, without folding wings and an arrestor hook, offered to the Armee de l'Aire. 72x aircraft were delivered to the Groupe pour la Défense Aérienne Indochinoise.