TeST TST-5 Variant. Specifications. A photo.
TeST TST-5 Variant. Specifications. A photo.

TeST TST-5 Variant. Specifications. A photo.


TeST TST-5 Variant - Czech single-engine multi-purpose aircraft, developed by the aircraft manufacturer «TeST Gliders».


TeST TST-5 Variant a photo


The creation of a multipurpose aircraft for the Czech aircraft manufacturer TeST Gliders was the first attempt in aircraft design, as earlier this aircraft manufacturer was exclusively engaged in the development of gliders. Due to the fact that the project might not pay off, Czech aircraft manufacturers decided to take a slightly different path and create a multipurpose aircraft, in particular, the TeST TST-5 Variant model aircraft combined the capabilities of both an aircraft and a glider, and although in fact it can be attributed to class of motorized gliders, the aircraft still belongs to the class of light aircraft.

The aircraft builders from TeST Gliders have spent a minimum of effort on the design of this aircraft, thus trying to minimize its cost to increase the demand among potential customers.

His first flight of the aircraft TeST TST-5 Variant implemented in 1998 year, however, as expected the Czech aircraft manufacturers, large furore plane could not make, although it continued to be produced for several years. Issue aircraft TeST TST-5 Variant was conducted exclusively as a kit for self-assembly, in this case, at a relatively low price, which constituted in the year 1999 17250 dollars for a complete aircraft assembly required only about 250 hours, which is quite a bit.


Photo TeST TST-5 Variant 


On board the aircraft TeST TST-5 Variant can accommodate only two people at the same time, the scope of the aircraft is very much limited. The aircraft usually used for private flight to the small distances, as well as a motorized glider, although the scope of its wings and is small. Transportation in the cabin of the aircraft TeST TST-5 Variant of any goods is not possible due to the absence here of sufficient free space.

Powerplant TeST TST-5 Variant aircraft consists of a piston aircraft engine M-125, the ability to develop traction in 40 hp, which is enough to carry out the rise of the plane with two people on board into the air, and to carry out flights to 165 velocity in km \ h. (Maximum value) and to make flights at distances of up to 385 kilometers.


Aircraft TeST TST-5 Variant 


aircraft manufacturing TeST TST-5 Variant was carried out in two ways:

  • TeST TST-5 Variant - The basic version of the aircraft;
  • TeST TST-5 Variant Duo - A modernized version of the aircraft, with improved handling and maneuverability.

model aircraft production TeST TST-5 Variant was short-lived, and today is officially finished.


Specifications TeST TST-5 Variant.


  • Crew: 1 person;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 7,5 m .;
  • Wingspan: 11,68 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,66 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 220 kg .;
  • Payload: 210 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 430 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 140 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 165 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 385 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: M 125;
  • Power: 40 hp



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