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Pazmany PL 9 Stork

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Top speed  187 km/h
Length  7.4 m
Wingspan  11 m
Designer  Ladislao Pazmany
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Manufacturer  Pazmany Aircraft Corporation

Pazmany pl 9 stork


The Pazmany PL-9 Stork is an American single-engined high-wing monoplane designed by Ladislao Pazmany as a ¾ scale variant of the Second World War Fieseler Storch for the home builder market.

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Design and development

The PL-9 Stork features a strut-braced high-wing, a two-seats-in-tandem enclosed cockpit, fixed conventional landing gear and a single engine in tractor configuration.

The aircraft fuselage is made from welded steel tubing, while the wings are constructed from aluminum sheet. Its 10.97 m (36.0 ft) span wing has an area of 15.44 m2 (166.2 sq ft) and mounts flaps. The standard engine used is the 150 to 160 hp (112 to 119 kW) Lycoming O-320 four-stroke powerplant.

Specifications

Data from Taylor

General characteristics

  • Crew: Tandem
  • Capacity: 2
  • Length: 23 ft 3½ in (7.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 36 ft 0 in (10.97 m)
  • Empty weight: 1132 lb (513 kg)
  • Gross weight: 1673 lb (759 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming O-320, 150 hp (112 kW)
  • Performance

  • Maximum speed: 116 mph (187 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 95 mph (153 km/h)
  • Range: 332 miles (534 km)
  • Rate of climb: 1400 ft/min ( m/s)
  • References

    Pazmany PL-9 Stork Wikipedia


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