Air International 1985-04
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??? - Hecho en Chile ... An Innocuous Devil
The Chincol tandem two-seat primary-basic trainer of the mid-'fifties.
The second prototype Pillan (in the foreground) with the last pre-series aeroplane, serial number 104, and a CASA C-101CC Aviojet, which, as the A-36 Halcon, is the subject of a second ENAER programme for the Fuerza Aerea de Chile.
The second Chilean-assembled prototype (the first, serial number 101, having been lost on 10 March 1982) which was demonstrated at Farnborough '82 where it was flown with verve by test pilot Francisco Izquierdo.
Pre-series Pillan, serial number 103. flying with (in background) the second Chilean-assembled prototype. It will be noted that both aircraft feature the lower rear canopy profile that preceded the deeper canopy seen on pre-series aircraft 104.
A pre-series Pillan trainer, serial number 103, taking off at El Bosque with the Andes in the background
The first production Pillan during the roll-out ceremony on 7 March last year
The production standard Pillan CC-EFS demonstrated at Farnborough '84 with the second Chilean-assembled prototype CC-EFP and the second Piper-assembled prototype YBT.
The second prototype Pillan (in the foreground) with the last pre-series aeroplane, serial number 104, and a CASA C-101CC Aviojet, which, as the A-36 Halcon, is the subject of a second ENAER programme for the Fuerza Aerea de Chile.
The first prototype Pillan photographed while under test by Piper.
The final pre-series Pillan, serial number 104, was the first aircraft to be fitted with the definitive cockpit canopy to improve view for the instructor.
Members of the Brazilian evaluation team examining the Pillan late last year
ENAER T-35 Pillan
The upper side profile of the general arrangement drawing depicts the prototype.
The Triciclo-Experimental of the late forties
The HF XX02 side-by-side primary-basic trainer of the mid-'fifties.