THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - IMPALA MK II
0.50 Inch Browning Machinegun, 250 kg Low-Drag Bomb, 250 lb Bomb, 37mm SNEB Rocket, 4.5 kg Practice Bomb, 50 Gallon Napalm Tank, 500 lb Bomb, 68mm SNEB Rocket, AS.11 Missile, DEFA 553 30mm Cannon, F95 Reconnaissance pod, Mk 81 250 lb Bomb, Type 155 Launcher, Type 181 Launcher, Type 361 Launcher, V3C Darter, Weapon pylons
27 incidents recorded
Impala Mk II
A single-seat light attack variant of the MB-326, the MB-326K with a further uprated 4,000 lbf (18 kN) thrust Viper engine and strengthened airframe
In 1974 Aermacchi delivered to South Africa seven MB-326Ks in component form, followed by 15 more sets in the following year for assembly by Atlas Aircraft Corporation. Atlas then continued to build the type under licence as the Impala Mk 2, producing a further 77 aircraft.