Aerfer was an Italian manufacturing company created in 1955 by the merger of IMAM and Officine Ferroviarie Meridionali. The name is a contraction of Costruzioni (Aeronautical and Railway Constructors). Aer onautiche e Fer roviarie
In 1969 it combined with Salmoiraghi and the
aviation division of Fiat to create Aeritalia.
The firm is remembered mostly in connection with the development of Italy's first supersonic jet, the
Aerfer Sagittario 2.
List of Aircraft [ edit ]
SAI.7 (1939) Single propeller engine single-seat racing aircraft
SAI.7T (1943) Single propeller engine two-seat training aircraft
S.7 (1949) Single propeller engine two-seat touring aircraft
Supersette (1951) Single propeller engine two-seat trainer/racing aircraft
Sagittario (1953) Single jet engine adaptation of S.7 aircraft, with wooden wings and tail surfaces
Aerfer Sagittario 2 (1956) All-metal development of Sagittario. Broke sound barrier.
Aerfer Ariete (1958) Development of Sagittario 2 with additional jet engine for climb and speed
Aerfer Leone (1959) Proposed development of Sagittario 2 with additional rocket engine for climb and speed. Not built
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