PZL M28 Skytruck. Specifications. A photo.
PZL M28 Skytruck. Specifications. A photo.

PZL M28 Skytruck. Specifications. A photo.


PZL M28 Skytruck - Polish multipurpose aircraft short takeoff and landing, designed in the year 1988 Aircraft Company «Polskie Zaklady Lotnicze».


Photo PZL M28 Skytruck


Design and development of the aircraft model PZL M28 Skytruck Polish aircraft manufacturers began in the middle of 80-ies of the last century. Due to the fact that the actual development of the aircraft were carried out on the basis of the Soviet multi-purpose aircraft An-28The project was able to quickly implement, and, thanks largely to a reduced cost, the aircraft PZL M28 Skytruck got a lot of popularity, and, its ability to allow used in military aviation and civil.

The immediate advantage of the aircraft PZL M28 Skytruck over other aircraft of this class is that the current aircraft is capable of taking off and landing from prepared runways, which in turn allows for the use of aircraft in remote areas, where the construction of an extended airstrip It is not appropriate or is not impossible.


PZL M28 Skytruck photo


Small dimensions of the aircraft though affected the aircraft payload, however, it has also provided the aircraft and improved manageability, which in turn has found quite a lot of support for this project, which continues to be produced until today.

The first flight of the aircraft model PZL M28 Skytruck held in 1988 year, and. Given that all the tests have been very successful, and any deviations from the specifications of the installed aircraft manufacturers have been identified, the aircraft in the same year was able to enroll in serial production.


Aircraft PZL M28 Skytruck


On board, the multipurpose aircraft PZL M28 Skytruck can carry both passengers and cargo, which provides the aircraft with a wide demand among the direct operators of aircraft of this class and type. In the cabin of the plane PZL M28 Skytruck can accommodate up to 21 people, including 1-2 crew members and 19 passengers, which makes the aircraft suitable for its use on local airlines. In addition to transporting passengers, the aircraft can also carry and transport cargo with a total mass of up to 2,5 tons, which is also very acceptable, both for civil and military purposes.

Aircraft PZL M28 Skytruck equipped with two turboprop aircraft engines brands Glushenkov theater-10B, the total traction power which is 1890 hp, and mainly provides the aircraft in addition to the high load capacity, and is also very affordable rate of displacement, which can reach 370 km \ h . (The maximum rate). The maximum flight range of the aircraft of this model is limited by the distance in kilometers 1365.

The aircraft model PZL M28 Skytruck exist in two basic varieties:

  • PZL M28 Skytruck - Basic production version of the airplane;
  • PZL M28B Bryza - An improved version of the aircraft.


Specifications PZL M28 Skytruck.


  • Crew: 1-2 person;
  • Passenger: 19 people (depending on interior layout);
  • aircraft Length: 13,1 m .;
  • Wingspan: 22,06 m .;
  • Plane Height: 4,9 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 4350 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 2500 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 7000 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 320 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 370 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1365 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7620 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Glushenkov theater-10B;
  • Power: 2 x 945 hp


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