La-8 Aerovolga. Specifications. A photo.
La-8 Aerovolga. Specifications. A photo.

La-8 Aerovolga. Specifications. A photo.


La-8 Aerovolga - Russian amphibious aircraft designed in 2004, the company "Aircraft Manufacturing Company" Chaika "."


La-8 Aerovolga photo


Russian aircraft manufacturers have begun to develop a multipurpose amphibious aircraft model La-8 2000 Aerovolga in early-ies. The new aircraft is expected to actively use both within the country and produce aircraft for export, and, among the main partner of the considered countries such as Canada, China, Israel, and others. However, the project was not able to secure the needs of popularity, due to that most of the aircraft continues to operate only directly en the territory of the Russian Federation.

Multi-purpose aircraft La-8 Aerovolga intended primarily for the transport of people and goods, while we are talking exclusively about the commercial exploitation of that is due and performance amphibious aircraft, and its relatively high cost. However, the aircraft project La-8 Aerovolga is very promising. Since at a cost of 17 to 22 millions of Russian rubles, this aircraft has the ability to carry eight people on its board, or a sufficiently large number of cargoes, which, with the regular operation of the aircraft, makes it possible to quickly pay back the costs of its purchase and maintenance.


Photo La-8 Aerovolga


The first flight of the multipurpose aircraft La-8 Aerovolga held in 2004 year, and since the Samara aircraft manufacturers very professionally approached this project, and the aircraft has successfully completed all required tests in the near future the project was sent to the serial production, where he continues to be to this day, however, the release of the aircraft is carried out based on the availability of orders.

Russian amphibious aircraft La-Aerovolga 8 8 designed to carry people, including the crew consisting of 1-2 people and 6-7 passengers, which is quite effective and efficient. If necessary, on board the aircraft may also be loaded and load a total weight of up to 740 kg, however, the restriction is the maximum possible size of the cargo carried on the basis of the size of the aircraft manhole.


Aircraft La-8 Aerovolga


The eight aircraft La-8 Aerovolga equipped ustanvokoy power piston type, which includes two engine brand Avia M-337 AK Czech production, each of which has its own traction in 210 hp, allowing the aircraft not only the ability to lift a large mass, and acceleration to speed 260 km \ h. (The maximum rate). The maximum distance at which the aircraft can perform flights, limited distance in 1200 kilometers.


Specifications of La-8 Aerovolga.


  • Crew: 1-2 person;
  • Passenger: 6-7 people;
  • aircraft Length: 11,1 m .;
  • Wingspan: 13,08 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3,4 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1560 kg .;
  • Payload: 740 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2300 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 200 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 260 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1200 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Avia M-337 AK;
  • Power: 2 x 210 hp



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