Zenair Tri-Z CH 300. Specifications. A photo.
Zenair Tri-Z CH 300. Specifications. A photo.

Zenair Tri-Z CH 300. Specifications. A photo.


Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 - Canadian lightweight aircraft, developed in 1977, the aircraft manufacturer «Zenair».


Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 photo


Development of the aircraft model Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 Canadian aircraft manufacturers began to take place in 1975, on the basis of the aircraft model Zenair Zenith CH 200. The main purpose of the aircraft design was the need to expand its functionality, such as aircraft became more spacious and was suitable for transportation on its board a small amount of payload, which led to great popularity

In essence, the aircraft of the Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 model has become more versatile in terms of its applicability, which led to the fact that the production period of the aircraft has become quite long, and in addition, in addition to private owners, representatives of private companies have also become interested in the aircraft. who used this aircraft to transport people, cargo, as well as to train future pilots.

The first flight of the Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 made in July 1977, and for a very short period of development of the aircraft, this aircraft showed very satisfactory results during the test flight, and therefore the project was almost immediately launched into mass production . The airplane was released until 1982 year - over this period, more than 400 aircraft of this model were built, however, even after the official release of the aircraft, the aircraft was available for 17 years to customers in the form of drawings and manuals for self-assembly.


Photo Zenair Tri-Z CH 300


In the cockpit of the aircraft Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 can accommodate up to three people, which provided the aircraft sufficiently high level of popularity. Moreover, compared with the model Zenair Zenith CH 200, aircraft Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 was also adapted and transported on board a variety of goods, which means its high functionality. Among other things, this aircraft is equipped with twin controls, it can be used as training aids.

The power plant consists of one aircraft piston aircraft engine Lycoming O-320, 150 having power in hp, which allows the aircraft to accelerate to its maximum speed in 255 km \ h., As well as freely to overcome the distance to 850 kilometers, for this class of aircraft is considered to be quite acceptable.


Aircraft Zenair Tri-Z CH 300


Issue aircraft model Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 was conducted in two basic versions:

  • Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 - basic production version of the aircraft;
  • Zenair Tri-Z CH 300 TD - An improved version of the aircraft with a modified chassis.


Specifications Zenair Tri-Z CH 300.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 2 person;
  • aircraft Length: 6,85 m .;
  • Wingspan: 8,1 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,08 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 499 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 340 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 899 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 230 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 255 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 850 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4600 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-320;
  • Power: 150 hp


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