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Brochet MB.100

MB.100
Role Sports plane
Manufacturer Brochet
Designer Maurice Brochet
First flight 3 January 1951
Number built 21

The Brochet MB.100 was a three-seat light aircraft developed in France in the early 1950s. It was a further derivative of the Brochet MB.70, using essentially the same airframe as the MB.80, but with a revised tail and cabin, the latter now including a third seat. The Service de l'Aviation Légère et Sportive purchased several examples for distribution to French aeroclubs, including a number of tropicalised versions for use in North Africa. Unlike its predecessors, the MB.100 was designed without any thought of homebuilding.


Variants

  • MB.100 - initial production version (7 built)
  • MB.101 - tropicalised version with engine air filter and more durable exterior finish (14 built)


Specifications (MB.100)

General characteristics

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Capacity: 2 passengers
  • Length: 6.50 m (21 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.65 m (34 ft 11 in)
  • Height: 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 14.4 m2 (155 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 465 kg (1,025 lb)
  • Gross weight: 780 kg (1,720 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Hirth HM 504A-2, 75 kW (100 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 180 km/h (112 mph)
  • Range: 600 km (374 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 3,500 m (11,480 ft)

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