|Oscar / Charlie|
|The prototype Partenavia Oscar at the 1965 Paris Air Show|
|First flight||2 April 1965|
|Primary user||Aero Club d'Italia|
|Developed from||Partenavia Fachiro|
Developed as an all-metal version of the P.57 Fachiro, the prototype was designated the P.64 Fachiro III and first flew on 2 April 1965. Improvements were made to the design, mainly to the rear fuselage to fit a panoramic rear window, and now renamed the P.64B Oscar B it first flew in 1967. Also known as the Oscar 180 powered by a 180 hp Lycoming O-360-A1A piston engine, a 200 hp version (with a Lycoming O-360-A1B engine) was known as the Oscar-200. Twenty-one aircraft were delivered to South Africa and assembled by AFIC (Pty) Limited and marketed as the AFIC RSA 200 Falcon.
In January 1976 the company flew a new fully aerobatic version, the P.66C Charlie, and 96 were built, mainly for the Aero Club d'Italia.
- P.64 Fachiro III - Prototype, one built.
- P.64B Oscar B - Production aircraft with cut-down rear fuselage and 180 hp (134 kW) Lycoming engine, 64 built.
- P.64B Oscar 180 - Marketing name for the Oscar B.
- P.64B Oscar 200 - 200 hp version of the Oscar B, 9 built.
- P.66B Oscar 100 - Two-seat version with 100 hp (75 kW) Lycoming engine, 80 built.
- P.66B Oscar 150 - Three-seat version with 150 hp (112 kW) Lycoming O-320 engine, 50 built.
- P.66C Charlie - Four-seat aerobatic version of the P.66B with 160 hp Lycoming engine, 107 built.
- P.66D Delta - P.66B with minor changes, one built.
- P.66T Charlie - Two-seat trainer version of the P.66C, one built.
- AFIC RSA 200 Falcon - South-African version of the P.64.
Specifications (P.66C Charlie)
Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1982-83 
- Crew: one
- Capacity: three passengers
- Length: 7.24 m (23 ft 9 in)
- Wingspan: 9.99 m (32 ft 9¼ in)
- Height: 2.77 m (9 ft 1 in)
- Wing area: 13.40 m2 (144.2 ft2)
- Empty weight: 600 kg (1,322 lb)
- Max. takeoff weight: 990 kg (2,183 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming O-320 flat-four piston, 119 kw (160 hp)
- Maximum speed: 241 km/h (130 knots, 149 mph) at sea level
- Cruise speed: 206 km/h (111 knots, 206 km/h) at 2,745 m (9,000 ft) (economy cruise, 65% power)
- Range: 975 km (526 nmi, 605 mi) at 2,745 m (9,000 ft), 65% power
- Service ceiling: 4,570 m (15,000 ft)
- Rate of climb: 4.8 m/s (950 ft/min)
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- Taylor 1982, p.143.
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