OMAC Laser 300. Specifications. A photo.
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OMAC Laser 300. Specifications. A photo.

OMAC Laser 300. Specifications. A photo.

 

OMAC Laser 300 is a light, small-sized administrative aircraft, produced in the 80s in the United States in limited numbers, and used for business air travel.

 

Photo OMAC Laser 300

 

The development of the OMAC Laser 300 aircraft began in the late 70s, while American aircraft designers recreated a very original fuselage design, which practically had no analogues in the world.

The aircraft OMAC Laser 300 has two pairs of wings - the first of them is located in the forward fuselage of the aircraft, and performs mainly the function of stabilizing, while the other is located in the tail section, which is not visually, and the tail function is performed by special formoobrazovanny profile wings.

 

OMAC Laser 300 photos (museum piece)

 

The power plant of the OMAC Laser 300 aircraft is located in the tail section of the aircraft, and unlike most light-engine aircraft, it performs not a pulling, but a pushing function, which requires some skill in controlling the aircraft on the ground. The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT300A-6A turboprop aircraft engine is used as the power plant on the OMAC Laser 135 aircraft, which provides the aircraft with 750 hp thrust, which naturally allows the aircraft to accelerate to high speeds - the maximum flight speed of the OMAC Laser 6 is 300 km \ h, while the aircraft is capable of covering distances of up to 495 kilometers.

Initially, at the stage of designing the aircraft to be fitted with its two power plants - pulling and pushing, but later on it was decided to abandon iz-za lack of expediency in the second aircraft engines as a kakim-libo significant improvements of performance it would not It led.

 

Photo OMAC Laser 300

 

On board OMAC Laser 300 7 can accommodate up to people - two crew members and five passengers, which is quite acceptable given the fact that the aircraft belongs to the class of aircraft of an administrative type. If necessary, inner salon can be adapted for a particular customer, however, given the fact that only three aircraft, of any variety has not been done in the salon variations were built during the entire production period.

The aircraft OMAC Laser 300 has high maneuverability and good handling, at the same time, for the entire period of operation of the aircraft of any state of emergency was not related to the aircraft device detected.

In the middle of 90-ies specialists from the US aircraft company «OMAC» attempted to restart the production of aircraft of this model, however, for a number of unexplained reasons, the project was postponed.

 

Specifications OMAC Laser 300.

 

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Passenger: 5 people;
  • aircraft Length: 9,02 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,65 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1700 kg .;
  • Payload: 1200 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2900 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 467 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 495 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 3484 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 9200 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
  • Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-135A;
  • Power: 750 hp

 

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