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A-1 AMX attack aircraft

Country of Origin: Brazil, Italy


The AMX was a joint Italian-Brazilian program to develop a front-line attack aircraft for use by both countries and for export to other nations. Its design emphasizes low maintenance costs, battlefield survivability and low-level speed.

The wing is shoulder-mounted behind the cockpit and has a constant leading edge sweep of 27.5-degrees and a relatively low aspect ratio of 3.75. Its relatively high 12 percent thickness/chord ratio, lift devices on the leading and trailing edges,...

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