Aviation Photo #1519536 FMA IA-33 Pulqui II - Argentina - Air Force

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At the end of 1947 FMA started to developed this new aircraft model. In 1959 the project was finnished. The idea came from a German engineer who had previously worked on the Focke Wulf TA-183. A single seater interceptor fighter plane was proposed in replacement of the Gloster Meteor FMK IV but, due to economic, political and tecnical problems the project did not prosper. Between 1950 and 1959, five prototipes where constructed. This one is the fifh one. In October, 2001 it was donated to the Museum and now is on s
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