SAI KZ IV. Specifications. A photo.
SAI KZ IV. Specifications. A photo.

SAI KZ IV. Specifications. A photo.


SAI KZ IV - light twin-engine aircraft, designed by the Danish airline «Skandinavisk Aero Industri» in 1944 year.


SAI KZ IV photo


Aircraft SAI KZ IV was developed during the Second World War, at the same time, the aircraft project itself was created by Danish engineers even before the war, but after the capture of the German army aircraft enterprise, aircraft development has been enhanced by German specialists, and the plane began to be made directly under their leadership.

In 1944, the aircraft model SAI KZ IV made its first flight, which was very successful. In this connection, the plane went into production, where he stayed for a very limited amount of time - with the end of the Second World War, the release of the aircraft has been discontinued. One of the aircraft operated by the private owner, but because of what happened the crash, to operate the aircraft is no longer, and the second was used by the Danish Air Force as a medical aircraft.

According to official data, the release of the aircraft SAI KZ IV was officially discontinued due to low demand for them, however, from the flight performance are quite acceptable even at the present time, which is one of the reasons for the ongoing operation.


Photos SAI KZ IV


SAI KZ IV aircraft can accommodate up to six people, while a model in private operation is equipped with seats for four passengers, and a museum exhibit that was previously operated as a medical aircraft in four places, but there was additional space for stretcher luggage for Sick and wounded people. If necessary, the aircraft SAI KZ IV can also carry on its board and a variety of cargoes weighing up to 722 kilograms, which even when the aircraft was fully loaded, people could transport an additional 200 kilogram of payload.

The power plant of the SAI KZ IV aircraft includes two piston aircraft engines of the de Havilland Gipsy Major brand, each of which is capable of developing a thrust of 145 hp, which in turn provides the aircraft with a high payload and a very acceptable travel speed of 215 km \ h. The maximum travel distance of the SAI KZ IV aircraft is also very acceptable, amounting to about 850 kilometers of non-stop flight.


Aircraft SAI KZ IV


Both are built for the entire period of the production version of air ships survived to the present time. One of the aircraft is part of the exposure of the Danish Aviation Museum, and the second crashed in the UK in the year 1979, but then was renovated, however, ceased to be exploited.


Specifications SAI KZ IV.


  • Crew: 2 people (depending on version);
  • Passenger: 4 person (depending on the version);
  • aircraft Length: 9,8 m .;
  • Wingspan: 16 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,7 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1378 kg .;
  • Payload: 722 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2100 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 195 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 215 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 850 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4500 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: 2 × de Havilland Gipsy Major;
  • Power: 2 × 145 hp



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