Robin R3000. Specifications. A photo.
Robin R3000. Specifications. A photo.

Robin R3000. Specifications. A photo.


Robin R3000 - easy single-French aircraft, designed and manufactured by Aircraft «Avions Robin» with 1980 years.


Photos Robin R3000


Development of the aircraft began in Robin R3000 1978 year, when the French designers, together with a group of engineers from the company «Avions Robin» presented the preliminary version of the single-engine aircraft. The original version of the aircraft Robin R3000 provided accommodation on board only two persons, however, to extend the functionality of the aircraft, it was decided to re-optimize the design of the aircraft and make it quadruple.

His first flight of the aircraft model Robin R3000 performed December 8 1980 years, and after some minor modifications, the aircraft was directed to mass production, which was up to 1998 years. For almost 20-year period of production, the French aircraft manufacturers have managed to build just 108 aircraft of this model (including modifications and prototypes), indicating that the low popularity of the aircraft. What is very likely due to the relatively high cost of them.


Robin R3000 photo


Depending on the modification of the aircraft Robin R3000, two, three or four people can board the aircraft, which was mainly due to the purpose of the operation of these aircraft. Double versions of the aircraft, as a rule, could be operated both as sports aircraft, triple rooms - allowed to carry on board both passengers and cargo, and four-seat versions were used exclusively as passenger light aircraft. On board, the aircraft can carry a payload of a total weight up to 450 kilogram, however, this possibility is provided only in two- and three-seat variants.

Aircraft Robin R3000 has a very attractive design, however, it is this and due to the high price of aircraft of this model, which was one of the reasons for the low popularity of the aircraft.


Cabin Robin R3000


The power plant of the aircraft Robin R3000 consists of a piston aircraft engine, the power of which may vary depending on the version of 115 hp to 180 hp Basic production version of the airplane powerplant has Lycoming O-235 115 power which is HP, which allowed the aircraft to accelerate to a speed of about 220 km \ h. (The maximum value for the given version of the aircraft).

Robin R3000 aircraft produced by French aircraft manufacturers in the following modifications:

  • Robin R3000 / 100 - Double version of the aircraft;
  • Robin R3000 / 120 - three-seater version of the aircraft, equipped with a 235 hp Lycoming O-2-L115A engine;
  • Robin R3000 / 140 - four-seater modification equipped with a Lycoming O-320-D2A engine (160 hp);
  • Robin R3000 / 160 - Four-bed version of the aircraft, equipped with a motor Lycoming O-360-A3A capacity of 180 hp


Specifications Robin R3000.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 7,51 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 9,81 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,66 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 600 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 450 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1050 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 220 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 250 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1185 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4265 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Textron Lycoming O-320-D2A (depending on version);
  • Power: 160 hp (Depending on version).


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