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|Piaggio P.166 DL3, Italian Coast Guard
||Civil utility aircraft
||26 November 1957
The Piaggio P.166 is a twin-engine pusher-type utility aircraft developed by the Italian aircraft manufacturer Piaggio.
The aircraft is known as Albatross in South African military service.
- First production version.
- P.166B Portfino
- Powerted by two 250 kW (340 hp) Lycoming IGSO-480 engines. Six built.
- Military version.
- P.166S Albatros
- Coastal patrol, search and rescue version of the South African Air Force. 20 built.
- Powered by two 280 kW (380 hp) Lycoming IGSO-540-A1H engines.
- Light utility transport version, powered by two 450 kW (600 hp) Lycoming LTP 101-600 turboprop engines.
- Maritime patrol version.
- South Africa
Data from Jane's Aircraft Recognition Guide
- Crew: two pilots plus mission crew
- Length: 11.8 m (39 ft 0 in)
- Wingspan: 14.6 m (48 ft 2 in)
- Height: 5 m (16 ft 5 in)
- Empty weight: 2,688 kg (5,926 lb)
- Max takeoff weight: 4,300 kg (9,480 lb)
- Powerplant: 2× Lycoming LTP 101-700 turboprops, 895 kW (1,200 hp) each
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Published - July 2009
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