Zlin Z 143. Specifications. A photo.
Zlin Z 143. Specifications. A photo.

Zlin Z 143. Specifications. A photo.


Zlin Z 143 - an easy four-multi-purpose aircraft, developed in 1992, the Czech aircraft manufacturer «ZLIN Aircraft Otrokovice».


Zlin Z 143 photo


Czech aircraft manufacturers started to design a multipurpose aircraft model Zlin Z 143 end 80-ies of the last century, at the same time, the new aircraft has been focused more on the commercial and private sectors of civil aviation, although the aircraft is still positioned as a trainer aircraft.

For high demand in the aircraft, aircraft manufacturers to greatly expanded the cabin of the aircraft, thereby allowing placed on board an aircraft to four people, in addition, the very model of Zlin Z 143 configured so that the aircraft can also be used for transport to his cargo aboard.

Despite the significantly expanded the cabin, the aircraft model Zlin Z 143 has a sufficiently compact size that provides the aircraft in addition to good aerodynamics, and quite acceptable performance maneuverability and handling. Initially it was assumed that the aircraft can also be used, and as a sports aircraft, however, a number of technical features and characteristics in the design does not allow to apply it in the field.


Photo Zlin Z 143


Multi-purpose light-engine aircraft model Zlin Z 143 has made its first flight in April 1992 years and due to the fact that the aircraft has successfully completed all required tests, aircraft manufacturers were able to establish a serial aircraft production, and, model aircraft proved so popular that, despite more than 20-year release period, aircrafts of this model continues to be built to this day.

The cabin of the aircraft Zlin Z 143 allows you to stay on board of four people, including the addition of one pilot and three passengers and that provides a highly effective and broad scope of operation of the aircraft of this model, moreover, applies it to the commercial and private applications. Among other things, the model aircraft Zlin Z 143 can also be used for transporting small loads, however, the maximum take-off weight of the aircraft, amounting 1350 kg, should not be exceeded.


Aircraft Zlin Z 143


Aircraft Zlin Z 143 equipped power plant comprising one six-cylinder piston aircraft engine brand Lycoming O-540-J3A5, who having thrust in 235 hp can accelerate to a speed of the aircraft in 270 km \ h., while the maximum range of the following aircraft is 1110 kilometers, which is acceptable to operators.


Specifications Zlin Z 143.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,58 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,14 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,9 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 850 kg .;
  • Payload: 500 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1350 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 230 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 270 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1110 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4170 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-540-J3A5;
  • Power: 235 hp



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