Van's RV-6. Specifications. A photo.
Van's RV-6. Specifications. A photo.

Van's RV-6. Specifications. A photo.


Van's RV-6 - lightweight single-engine US aircraft designed and manufactured by «Van's Aircraft» with 1986 years.


Van's RV-6 photo


Development of the aircraft Van's RV-6 was carried out by US aircraft manufacturers based on the Van's RV-3 single aircraft, which has become very popular due to high aircraft performance parameters. Nevertheless, the American aircraft manufacturers intend to expand the functionality of the aircraft, thereby ensuring it an even greater demand among potential customers, which eventually happened.

Despite the fact that the production of the aircraft Van's RV-6 used earlier model, the two aircrafts are different both in terms of its technical characteristics, and in terms of appearance, and therefore it is logical to say that each of the models has its own unique features .

For the first time in the air aircraft model Van's RV-6 could rise in June, 1986 years, and fully satisfy the request of manufacturers, the aircraft was sent to the serial production, where there is also today that emphasizes its most popular - for the entire period of production was built more than 2,5 thousand aircraft of this model.


Photo Van's RV-6


In contrast to the model Van's RV-3, aircraft Van's RV-6 has a compact size, which is reflected in its flight performance, in particular by increasing agility and improved handling, as a consequence, the aircraft can be qualified as a sports aircraft, although such It is not.

In the cockpit of the Van's RV-6 aircraft can accommodate only two people, however, despite this fact, the aircraft still enjoys a high demand. Due to a number of design features, the aircraft can not carry cargoes on its board, however, even at the design stage, such an opportunity was not foreseen by air designers. Moreover, due to the fact that Van's RV-6 aircraft has coupled control, the aircraft can also be used as a training tool, which also found active use in the field of civil aviation.

The basic production version of the Van's RV-6 aircraft has a Lycoming O-360 piston engine, which provides the aircraft with 180 hp of thrust, which in turn allows it to accelerate to a speed of 320 km / h and cover distances of up to 1160 kilometers.


Aircraft Van's RV-6


Release of aircraft Van's RV-6 model was carried out by US aircraft manufacturers in the following versions and models:

  • Van's RV-6 - The basic version of the aircraft;
  • Van's RV-6A - An improved version of the aircraft, used primarily as educational and training tools;
  • AVA-202 - A modernized version of the aircraft, developed by request of the Iranian Air Force, which has more powerful power ustanvokoy and increased wingspan.


Specifications Van's RV-6.


  • Crew: 1 people (depending on version);
  • Passenger: 1 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 6,15 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 7,02 m .;
  • Plane Height: 1,60 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 438 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 288 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 726 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 320 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 338 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1160 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7830 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-360 (depending on version);
  • Power: 180 HP (Depending on modification).



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