Zlin Z 142. Specifications. A photo.
Zlin Z 142. Specifications. A photo.

Zlin Z 142. Specifications. A photo.


Zlin Z 142 - Czechoslovak light multi-purpose aircraft, developed in 1978, the aircraft manufacturer «Moravan Otrokovice».


Zlin Z 142 a photo


Aircraft Zlin Z 142 become designed in the mid-70-ies of the last century, while initially the main purpose of operating the aircraft has been teaching and training sphere, however, is already in the process of developing aircraft manufacturers have come to believe that the aircraft may not be as demand among private owners, which is why his performance has been improved, in particular, we are talking about the expansion of the internal cabin space, which played an important role for the promotion of the aircraft.

Multi-purpose vehicle model Zlin Z 142 has very compact dimensions of its fuselage, the aircraft that provides very high aerodynamic performance, in particular, we are talking also increased agility, improved manageability, etc. These factors allow the aircraft Zlin Z 142 be used also as a sports aircraft, however, due to the relatively weak Strength of the wing structure, the aircraft may not be used to perform aerobatic stunts.


Photo Zlin Z 142 


Its first flight was a multipurpose aircraft model Zlin Z 142 produced at the end of 1978 year, and, due to the fact that all the necessary tests and tests were successfully passed, from 1979 year the aircraft began to be produced serially. The launch of the Zlin Z 142 proved to be very long, mainly due to the large demand among customers and for the whole period, aircraft builders from Czechoslovak company Moravan Otrokovice, currently called ZLIN Aircraft Otrokovice, built 367 aircraft, most of them Of which it continues to be actively used to this day.

The aircraft cabin of the Zlin Z 142 model has enough dimensions to accommodate two people on board the aircraft, including one pilot and one, which became one of the main reasons for the increased interest in these aircraft among private owners. In addition to the private sphere of its use, the Zlin Z 142 aircraft was also very actively involved in commercial aviation, where the aircraft was used to transport passengers, deliver courier shipments, was used as a tourist plane, etc. The presence of a paired control system in the aircraft makes it possible to use this aircraft also for training purposes, which also found active use.


Cabin Zlin Z 142 


Multiple models of aircraft Zlin Z 142 equipped power plant consisting of one, located in the front part of the piston aircraft engine brand Walter (or its alternative variant LOM M-337AK), has a capacity of 209 hp, which provided the aircraft very high speed flight, limit indicator in 275 km \ h. The maximum range of the aircraft following this model is 940 kilometers, which is quite acceptable.


Specifications Zlin Z 142.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 7,33 m .;
  • Wingspan: 9,16 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,75 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 730 kg .;
  • Payload: 360 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1090 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 230 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 275 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 940 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Walter;
  • Power: 209 hp



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