PZL 101 Gawron. Specifications. A photo.
PZL 101 Gawron. Specifications. A photo.

PZL 101 Gawron. Specifications. A photo.


PZL 101 Gawron - single-engine light multipurpose aircraft of the Polish production, designed in 1958, the company «WSK-Okecie».


Photo PZL 101 Gawron


To provide the future aircraft with a high level of popularization, with significant profits, Polish aircraft manufacturers began to design a multipurpose aircraft, which was to be used in the passenger transport sector, and in the private aviation sector, and in training, etc. Among other things, the PZL 101 Gawron was also actively used for the transportation of small loads, and as an agricultural aircraft, which, in its essence, provided this model with great popularization - for the entire period of production of this aircraft model, aircraft manufacturers built 325 aircraft, from of which, to this day, only a few dozen have survived.

The first design work PZL 101 Gawron multipurpose aircraft began to be carried out by the Polish aircraft manufacturers of the company «WSK-Okecie» in the middle of 50-ies of the last century, at the same time. To minimize the timing of the receipt of the finished aircraft, Polish aviarazrabotchiki were forced to use the structure of the Soviet aircraft Yak-12Which, however, it has undergone a number of important changes.


PZL 101 Gawron photo


The first climb of the aircraft PZL 101 Gawron in the air in April 1958 years, however, for several reasons, the aircraft design was unsafe, in particular, because of the rather large wingspan, the aircraft had a low maneuverability, requiring more about two years refinement air vessel until 1960, the project has not been approved and put into serial production, where he stayed until 1968 years.

On board, the PZL 101 Gawron aircraft can carry up to four people, including one pilot and three passengers, however, thanks to the optimized design of the aircraft, this aircraft is also actively used for cargo transportation, the condition of which is compliance with cargo dimensions, and Observance of the maximum take-off mass of the aircraft. Among other things, the aircraft is also very actively used as an agricultural air means, in particular, the aircraft is used for processing agricultural land with fertilizers.


Aircraft PZL 101 Gawron


Multiple aircraft model PZL 101 Gawron equipped force ustanvokoy consisting of native piston aircraft engine Ivchenko AI-brand 14RA that possessing power in 256 hp, able to give the aircraft a maximum speed of movement in 180 km \ h., While the maximum distance at which the aircraft can perform limited distance flights in 525 kilometers.

There are two main variants of the aircraft of this model:

  • PZL 101A Gawron - The basic version of the aircraft;
  • PZL 101B Gawron - A modernized version of the aircraft.


Specifications PZL 101 Gawron.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 9 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,68 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3,12 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 650 kg .;
  • Payload: 1010 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1660 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 160 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 180 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 525 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Ivchenko AI-14RA;
  • Power: 256 hp


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