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SA Forces Vehicle Specifications
These specifications are compiled from a database of specifications that I have been working on for some time. Still very much a Work in Progress, though...
 
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i.VehicleAermacchi AM-3C Bosbok Observation Plane     
ii.TypeObservation Plane      
iii.Image     
 
Vehicle Specifications
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a.VehicleAermacchi AM-3C Bosbok Observation Plane     
b.WeightEmpty weight: 1,080 kg (2,381 lb); Max takeoff weight: 1,700 kg (3,748 lb) with under-wing weapons      
c.Length8.73 m (28 ft 8 in)      
d.WidthWingspan: 11.73 m (38 ft 6 in); Wing area: 19.04 m2 (204.9 sq ft)      
e.Height2.72 m (8 ft 11 in)      
f.Crew2, pilot and observer      
g.ArmourNone      
h.Primary ArmamentUp to 2 machine gun pods; Two 170 kg (370 lb) bombs, or four 91 kg (201 lb) bombs; Up to 4 smoke-rocket pods      
i.Secondary Armamentnone      
j.Engine1 x Piaggio-built Lycoming GSO-480-B1B6 6-cylinder air-cooled horizontally-opposed piston engine, 250 kW (340 hp)      
k.Power/Weight6.69 kg/kW (11 lb/hp)      
l.Suspension      
m.Transmission      
n.Brakes      
o.Tyres      
p.Track      
q.Wheelbase      
r.Driveline      
s.Operating Range990 km (620 mi, 530 nmi) at 1,525 m (5,003 ft) with 30 minutes reserve      
t.Speed-OffroadMaximum speed: 278 km/h (173 mph, 150 kn) at 2,440 m (8,010 ft); 260 km/h (160 mph; 140 kn) at sea level      
u.Speed-RoadCruise speed: 246 km/h (153 mph, 133 kn) at 2,440 m (8,010 ft) and 246 km/h (153 mph; 133 kn)      
v.Fuel Capacity      
w.Fuel Consumption      
x.Fuel Type      
y.Clearance      
zGradient      
za.Side Slope      
zb.Vertical Step      
zc.Trench      
zd.Fording      

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

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