Elmwood Christavia Mk I. Specifications. A photo.
Elmwood Christavia Mk I. Specifications. A photo.

Elmwood Christavia Mk I. Specifications. A photo.


Elmwood Christavia Mk I - a light single-engine aircraft, manufactured by the Canadian aircraft manufacturer «Elmwood Aircraft» with 1983 years.


Photo Elmwood Christavia Mk I


The first work on the design of the model aircraft Elmwood Christavia Mk I began in 1981, with the aircraft being repeatedly changed, and was originally intended for production as a four-seater aircraft, however, due to a number of technical features, Canadian aircraft builders decided to produce the aircraft in As a two-person option. Nevertheless, despite this factor, the model Elmwood Christavia Mk I enjoyed very great popularity - for 19-year period, from 1983 to 2002 year, 350 aircrafts of this aircraft were built, however, in the future, due to lack of actual demand, It was decided to suspend the production of aircraft of this model.


Modification Elmwood Christavia Mk I


Aircraft Elmwood Christavia Mk I is equipped with a piston powerplant, which is a four-cylinder aircraft engine horizontal type Continental A-65, which develops power just 65 hp, however, due to the ease of the design of the aircraft and a good aerodynamic shape allows to reach a maximum flight speed 220 km \ h.

One of the most negative aspects of the aircraft model Elmwood Christavia Mk I is its extremely low flight distance is only 483 km, which satisfies all the conditions far from consumers, however, the decisive factor in the popularity of the aircraft of this model was the main aircraft price.


Photo Elmwood Christavia Mk I


Salon plane Elmwood Christavia Mk I made large enough, however, because of the location of seats one behind the other, causing some limitations in the applicability of the aircraft, in particular, it is not suitable for the transport of goods, although useful to take on board a load of about 340 kg .

Subsequently, the model Elmwood Christavia Mk I came just two modifications, among which:

  • Elmwood Christavia Mk II - Version with increased maximum range flight, reinforced fuselage and change the location of seats in the cabin, allowing to use the aircraft for the transport of small loads;
  • Elmwood Christavia Mk IV - Quadruple modification, equipped with a more powerful (150 hp) piston aircraft engine.


Both of the presented modifications issued later as separate models, however, the greatest popularity has received basic version - as the experts say, mainly because of the low prices.


Specifications Elmwood Christavia Mk I.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 6,4 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 9,9 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,15 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 340 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 340 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 680 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 170 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 220 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 483 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4260 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental A-65 (depending on version);
  • Power: 65 hp (Depending on version).


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