Aviation Photo #1047200 FMA IA-27 Pulqui - Argentina - Air Force

[ Medium Large ]
139 of 1,302
Sponsor Message
Sponsor Message
At the National Museum of Aviation. Single seater jet fighter designed and built in Argentina. It was the first aircraft of this kind constructed within South America. Designed by the French engineer Emil Dewotime and powered by a Rolls Royce Derwent 5 turbojet engine, it made its maiden flight on 09. August 1947 piloted by First Lieutenant Edmundo Weiss. Due to not meeting expected performance, the IAE27, or better know Pulqui I project, was soon cancelled.
[ Medium Large ]
Distinct Views: 7,167
Photo Added: May 19, 2006

Explore Other Great Photos

Photo Albums Containing This Photo

A unique and comprehensive compilation of Jet Fighters from all Around the World
Views 874.8K
Likes 3
Photos 25.2K
Updated 15 minutes ago
Military Airliners Best
Views 336.5K
Likes 2
Photos 5.9K
Updated 4 hours ago
Some unusual, strange, and forgotten aircraft
Views 73.1K
Likes 0
Photos 624
Updated 18 hours ago
south of the border
Views 52.3K
Likes 0
Photos 5.1K
Updated 5 hours ago