The helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk. Specifications. A photo
The helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk. Specifications. A photo

The helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk. Specifications. A photo.


PZL SW-4 Puszczyk - a multi-purpose general-purpose helicopter, developed in 1996, the Polish aircraft manufacturer «PZL-Swidnik».


PZL SW-4 Puszczyk a photo


Draft helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk Polish aircraft manufacturers began to create more in 60-ies of the last century, however, for various reasons the project was closed almost 20 years, and only 1981 year, experts have begun to re-design the future revision of the aircraft. Due to the lack of sufficient funding, the project was postponed until the beginning of 90-ies of the last century, and only aviarazrabotchikam received a proposal to resume work on the design and manufacture of helicopters, model PZL SW-4 Puszczyk.

Originally meant to be a helicopter exclusively civilian aircraft, however, due to the quite big competition, both among European and among US manufacturers, the project began to be purely military nature, although it was not considered a combat aircraft.

For the first time in the air model helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk rose in October 1996 years, however, for several reasons, in fact the aircraft was presented to the public only in the year 2002.


Photo PZL SW-4 Puszczyk 


In the military sphere of its operation, the aircraft is used solely as a freight-passenger aircraft, used as a rule for the transport of high-ranking officers, for flights, as well as a means for conducting air patrols. Own armed helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk does not have, and because of its operational capabilities are very limited.

In the cockpit of the helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk can accommodate up to 5 people, including one pilot and four passengers (soldiers). As such, for the transportation of goods model helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk not intended, however, to transport small loads on your board may, albeit in very small quantities.

According to official data, 2010 years, the Polish aircraft manufacturers produced 40 edition of aircraft model PZL SW-4 Puszczyk, at the same time, according to 2014 years, manufacturing continues, albeit in very limited quantities.

The power plant helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk includes a gas turbine engine is brand Rolls-Royce Model 250-C20R / 2 457 power in HP The aircraft can accelerate up to speed in 260 km \ h (maximum value), with the possibility of the flight to the distance to 790 kilometers.


Helicopter PZL SW-4 Puszczyk 


Helicopters model PZL SW-4 Puszczyk operated in countries such as Poland, Brazil, Italy, China, Ukraine, South Korea and Indonesia, with the use of them is carried out in the military and civilian.



Specifications PZL SW-4 Puszczyk.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 4 person;
  • helicopter length: 10,58 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 3,05 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 9 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 1050 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1700 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 240 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 260 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 790 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5200 m .;
  • Powerplant: Rolls-Royce Model 250-C20R / 2;
  • Power: 457 hp



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