SAI KZ VII Laerke. Specifications. A photo.
SAI KZ VII Laerke. Specifications. A photo.

SAI KZ VII Laerke. Specifications. A photo.


SAI KZ VII Laerke - Danish multi-purpose aircraft, developed by «Skandinavisk Aero Industri» in 1946 year.


SAI KZ VII Laerke a photo


aircraft project SAI KZ VII Laerke was developed during the time of the Second World War, with most of the work on the aircraft development was carried out by Danish engineers together with German aircraft manufacturers, however, for several reasons, including the military. The serial production of the aircraft of this model entered only 1946 year.

Aircraft SAI KZ VII Laerke designed as a multipurpose aircraft that is suitable for use both in civil and military aviation, and, operation of aircraft in the civil aviation sector was assumed exclusively in private use, while in the Air Force plane could be used as a patrol aircraft, and as the training aircraft.

As the main base for the design of an aircraft models SAI KZ VII Laerke used aircraft SAI KZ III, however, the aircraft has undergone a number of significant changes, and in fact, has changed both in terms of its appearance, and in terms of flight performance, becoming a high-speed and efficient in its performance properties.


Photo SAI KZ VII Laerke 


The cabin of the SAI KZ VII Laerke aircraft can accommodate up to four people, in particular, it is a pilot and three passengers, or servicemen, when it comes to using an airplane in the air force. In addition, the SAI KZ VII Laerke aircraft can also carry various kinds of cargoes on its board, the only condition of which is a weight limitation of 403 kilograms (taking into account the weight of the people on board). The presence of the twin control levers in the aircraft makes it possible to use this aircraft as a training aircraft.

The power plant of the SAI KZ VII Laerke aircraft consists of one Continental C125 piston engine, the power of which is 125 hp, which in turn provides the aircraft with a maximum travel speed of 200 km / h. (cruising flight speed is 185 km / h), at distances up to 725 kilometers.


Aircraft SAI KZ VII Laerke 


During the entire production period, 78 aircraft of the SAI KZ VII Laerke model were built by Danish aircraft manufacturers, while only 56 aircraft were officially sold, since a fire at an aircraft factory in 1947 destroyed 22 aircraft. Of the 56 aircraft built, 10 were used by the Danish Air Force from 1950 to 1977, and the rest of the aircraft were, and some are still in private ownership.



Specifications SAI KZ VII Laerke.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 6,56 m .;
  • Wingspan: 9,6 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,1 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 464 kg .;
  • Payload: 403 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 867 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 185 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 200 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 725 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4115 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental C125;
  • Power: 125 hp



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