Van's RV-14. Specifications. A photo.
Van's RV-14. Specifications. A photo.

Van's RV-14. Specifications. A photo.


Van's RV-14 - American double multipurpose aircraft designed and manufactured by «Van's Aircraft» with 2013 years.


Van's RV-14 photo


The Van's RV-14 aircraft began to be designed by American aircraft builders from Van's Aircraft at the end of 2009. As a base, engineers and designers used the rather popular model of the Van's RV-10, which began to be manufactured from 2003, and was very interested in potential customers. Nevertheless, in view of the fact that until now aircraft builders did not produce sports airplanes, the management of Van's Aircraft decided to create a multipurpose aircraft capable of carrying passengers on board as well as being used as a sports aerobatic aircraft.

The design of Van's RV-14, in comparison with the model Van's RV-10, has not undergone any changes, which in its turn is very characteristic. Nevertheless, the air designers have somewhat improved the aerodynamic shape of the fuselage, making the aircraft more maneuverable, as far as the technical component is concerned, the Van's RV-10 and Van's RV-14 aircraft are very different from each other. The fuselage of the Van's RV-14 aircraft has been greatly strengthened, which has ensured higher safety when performing aerobatic stunts at high flight speeds, which in turn affected the weight of the aircraft, however, due to the use of a more powerful piston engine, the airplane speed is far from being Did not fall, but rather vice versa, increased.


Photo Van's RV-14


The powerplant of the Van's RV-14 model consists of a single piston engine of the Lycoming IO-390 brand, the working cylinders of which are capable of developing thrust in the 210 hp, which in turn provides the aircraft with acceleration to cruising speed of 330 km / h, and Also allows you to overcome distances at distances up to 1510 kilometers. Subsequently, with the beginning of work on the modification of this aircraft, the aircraft builders intended to use a more efficient aircraft engine here, however, since this would inevitably lead to an increase in the price, there was a possibility that consumer demand would seriously decrease, due to which it was decided to abandon such a Initiative.

The aircraft Van's RV-14 cabin can accommodate just two people, but a small passenger capacity is well paid off sporting qualities of the aircraft, which made it possible to provide a broader scope of its applicability, as before, transportation on board aircraft Van's RV-14 goods is not possible however, this is not a serious blow by the number of customers.


Cabin Van's RV-14


Issue aircraft Van's RV-14 carried out by the American company «Van's Aircraft» in two versions:

  • Van's RV-14 - Double basic version of the aircraft;
  • Van's RV-14A - Upgraded version with a modified chassis system.


Specifications Van's RV-14.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 7,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 9,14 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,46 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 689 kg .;
  • Payload: 536 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1225 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 330 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 392 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1510 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 6100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming IO-390;
  • Power: 210 hp



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