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P166 Albatross

Country of Origin: Italy


The P166 was an Italian-produced multipurpose aircraft, used in both military and general aviation. Its military roles included search-and-rescue (SAR), light tactical transport, air ambulance, trainer and maritime patrol.

The unusual basic design remained essentially the same during its production life. Earlier variants were piston-powered, while later aircraft had turboprops.

The P166's gull wing was distinctive, having originally been developed for the P136 amphibian as a way to...

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