Katran. Specifications. A photo.
Katran - Double light multipurpose aircraft produced by Russian aerospace company "Aircraft Manufacturing Company" Seagull "" to 2005 years.
Design of multi-purpose aircraft Katran Samara aviarazrabotchikami began in the early 2000-ies. This aircraft is positioned exclusively as a private jet, and any proper use in commercial civil aviation did not get - the only exception is the tourism sector services, however, and here we are talking about the most rare cases the use of this aircraft.
Aircraft Katran has quite a compact design that provides the aircraft very good handling conjugate with high maneuverability, thus, the dead weight of the aircraft is only about 360 kg, making it easy for transportation of the aircraft.
The main scope of the plane Katran is a private use, and, here the plane can be used to transport people, in teaching and training purposes, for patrol and surveillance flights, and others. The main fact the popularity of air models vessel Katran is its relatively low cost and simple and inexpensive maintenance.
Light multipurpose aircraft Katran model has made its first flight in 2005 year. Due to the fact that the aircraft manufacturers of the company "Aircraft Manufacturing Company" Seagull "," quite a qualitatively react to the process of the development of this aircraft, the aircraft successfully completed all the necessary tests, and in the same year it was launched, and in production, however, because of the small demand among consumers, the release of the aircraft is carried out exclusively under existing orders.
For the two-seater aircraft, the cabin of the aircraft Katran has a very large size, which ensures that sufficient comfort overshooting at distances up to 580 kilometers. However, for a number of reasons related to the design feature Katran plane, carrying on board the aircraft of any goods is not possible, which to some extent reduces the performance of the aircraft capabilities, but, in general, and general, this model has a very acceptable properties.
Depending on the wishes of the future owners. The aircraft can be equipped with one of the four piston engines, including Hirth F30, Jabiru-2200, Rotax 582 and Rotax 912. The use of one or other power plant leads either to increase or to decrease the value, however, at the same time, is a significant impact on flight performance of the aircraft.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 1 people;
- aircraft Length: 6,7 m .;
- Wingspan: 9,6 m .;
- Plane Height: 2,7 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 360 kg .;
- Payload: 240 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 600 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 150 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 170 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 580 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Rotax 912;
- Power: 100 hp
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