Muniz M-7

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Muniz M-7
Muniz M-7.jpg
Role Primary trainer
National origin Brazil
Manufacturer Companhia Nacional de Navegação Aérea (CNNA)
Designer Antonio Muniz
First flight 1935
Primary user Brazilian Air Force
Number built 28

The Muniz M-7 was a two-seat primary training biplane with tandem open cockpit and powered by a 130 hp (197 kW) de Havilland Gipsy Major engine. Designed by Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Muniz, a serving officer in the Brazilian Air Force, as a primary trainer. It was first flown in October 1935 and a small production run was built for the air force by Companhia Nacional de Navegação Aérea.

Operators[edit]

 Brazil

Specifications (M-7)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 7.24 m (23 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.00 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.85 m (9 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 20.10 m2 (216 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 560 kg (1235 lb)
  • Gross weight: 860 kg (1896 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × de Havilland Gipsy Major, 97 kW (130 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 190 km/h (118 mph)
  • Range: 450 km (281 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 5200 m (17060 ft)

See also[edit]

Related development
Related lists

References[edit]

  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. 
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.