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Aero L-60 Brigadyr. Specifications. Photo.
Aero L-60 Brigadyr. Specifications. Photo.

Aero L-60 Brigadyr. Specifications. Photo.


Aero L-60 Brigadyr - a small light-engine aircraft manufactured in Czechoslovakia in the period from 1954 1960 on year.


A photoAero L-60 Brigadyr


Small-engine aircraft Aero L-60 Brigadyr is a multipurpose aircraft operated in civil aviation (passenger and small cargo) and Air Force. Design of the aircraft started in the early 50-ies of the last century, at the same time, the development of the aircraft Czechoslovak aircraft manufacturers set out to create a popular aircraft, which could become competitive with light-engine aircraft of US manufacture.


Aero L-60 Brigadyr photo


His first flight of the aircraft Aero L-60 Brigadyr made in 1953 year, while initially a test flight was declared invalid - blame were numerous mistakes made during the design of the aircraft, however, a year later, after a series of the done modifications, the plane could up in the air, and then almost immediately sent aircraft into mass production.

On board the aircraft Aero L-60 Brigadyr can accommodate up to 3 passengers, as a consequence, the aircraft are more designed for flights on neprotyazhёnnym in routing and local airlines, although the actual distance that the aircraft is about 720 km.


CabinAero L-60 Brigadyr


As the power plant, on the aircraft Aero L-60 Brigadyr used a six-cylinder reciprocating air-cooled aircraft engine Praga Doris M 208-B, allowing to develop the capacity of 190 hp, with a top speed of flight of the aircraft is quite small - just 193 km \ h, which is of little use to overcome even short distances.

Version Aero XL-60 is the original prototype, issued in a single copy, and subsequently dismantled.

Modification of the Aero L-60 Brigadyr considered the main production version of this model series. Mainly used to transport goods, and in some cases for passenger transportation.

Version Aero L-60A Brigadyr is a special modification designed for the Air Force.

Model Aero L-60B Brigadyr - agricultural version designed for the treatment of agricultural land.

Versions of Aero L-60D Brigadyr and Aero L-60F Brigadyr are the aircraft used for towing gliders launching. In a number of cases continues to operate to this day.

Modification of the Aero L-60E Brigadyr is a version of a medical aircraft, operation of which is practically not carried out due to insufficient amount of interior space, as well as low speed and moving distance.

In 1956 year was presented modification Aero L-60S Brigadyr, is an improved version of the aircraft manufacturing base established here more powerful aircraft engine (260 hp) radial type.

In 1958 year, Czechoslovak aircraft manufacturers have presented a model Aero L-60SF Brigadyr, which has a powerful radial aircraft engine M-462RF. Flight performance of an aircraft has changed only slightly, and the success of this aircraft to no avail.

Aero L-160 Brigadyr - improved modification equipped all-metal tail, that in some way improve the maneuverability of the aircraft, but the heavier the aircraft, resulting in a reduction of some characteristics.


Specifications Aero L-160 Brigadyr.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 8,54 m .;
  • Wingspan: 13,96 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,72 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 968 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 592 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1560 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 175 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 193 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 720 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 4200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Praga Doris M 208-B (depending on version);
  • Power: 190 hp (Depending on version).


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