Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman. Specifications. A photo.
Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman. Specifications. A photo.

Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman. Specifications. A photo.


Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman - German four-bed multi-purpose aircraft, designed and manufactured by «Sportavia-Putzer» with 1978 years.


Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman photo


model airplane design Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman started by German aircraft manufacturers in 1975 year, with the creation of the design project of a multipurpose aircraft, destined mainly for private use.

The aircraft model Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman got a good streamlined shape, but due to a number of design features can not be used for transportation on its board of any cargo, according to experts, and could be one of the reasons that the release of the aircraft was very limited.

Aircraft Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman has a sliding glass cockpit, which inherently allows for a good overview of the flight, however, for the same reason, the aircraft interior space is very very limited, that simply does not allow to be placed inside any load. The tail part of the plane also has a very unusual appearance, in particular, cross-shaped design allows the aircraft better stabilization during the flight, as well as increases the agility that does is important for aircraft of this class and type.


Photo Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman


Due to the presence of paired controls in the cockpit, the Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman can also be used as a training aircraft, however, in this case we are not talking about a commercial field of operation, but exclusively about private use.

The cabin Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman aircraft can accommodate up to four people - a pilot and three passengers, and the free space on board is very much limited, thereby reducing the scope of applicability of the aircraft, and is not allowed to use it for transportation of various cargoes. However, the aircraft is actively used as a sports aircraft that is mainly due to good maneuverability and high speed flight.

As the power plant on the aircraft model Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman used a piston aircraft engine brand Lycoming O-360-A3A, capable of developing a thrust of 180 hp Maximum airspeed of an aircraft is 320 km \ h., At the time, as the aircraft can travel distances of up to 1210 kilometers without making intermediate landings.


Aircraft Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman


Throughout the short production period, the German aircraft manufacturers of the company «Sportavia-Putzer» 18 aircraft of this model were built.


Specifications Sportavia-Putzer RS ​​180 Sportsman.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,15 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,5 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,56 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 640 kg .;
  • Payload: 460 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1100 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 225 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 300 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1210 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5400 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-360-A3A;
  • Power: 180 hp ..



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