Aviation Photo #1519538 FMA IA-27 Pulqui - Argentina - Air Force

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In 1946, FMA started to develop this model. It was going to be the first jet aircraft ever made in South America and the 8th country in the world to make one. The first flight took off on August, 9th 1947. It was made as a reaction interceptor fighter plane, metalic and single seater. Originally mounted a Rolls Royce Derwent 5 (Serial number 10003) and later it was changed by a Rolls Royce Derwent 5 (Serial Nº 10004). In march 1956 is retired from service because its performances and results wasn't as spe
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