Ambrosini SAI.3

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SAI.3
Ambrosini SAI.3.jpg
Role General aviation aircraft
Manufacturer Ambrosini
First flight 1937
Number built 10

The Ambrosini SAI.3 was a two-seat Italian touring airplane first flown in 1937. It was a low-wing monoplane with a graceful, elliptical wing, and fixed tailwheel undercarriage. Customers could choose between enclosed or open cockpits, and between an inline Alfa Romeo 115 engine or a radial Fiat A.50. A revised version was marketed as the SAI.3S with a smaller-chord wing and a Siemens-Halske Sh 14 radial engine, this offering far superior performance to the original SAI.3 design.

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General characteristics

  • Crew: one pilot
  • Capacity: 1 passenger
  • Length: 7.05 m (23 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.45 m (34 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 2.8 m (9 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 14.0 m2 (151 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 550 kg (1,210 lb)
  • Gross weight: 790 kg (1,740 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Fiat A.50 radial, 63 kW (85 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 200 km/h (120 mph)
  • Range: 620 km (390 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,100 ft)

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