Let L-200 Morava. Specifications. A photo
Let L-200 Morava - a light twin-engine airliner manufactured by Let Kunovice between 1957 1964 on year.
A photoLet L-200 Morava
Official development light passenger plane Let L-200 Morava began in 1955 year, with its large experience in the field of aviakonstruirovaniya, Czech experts were able to not only create a good aircraft, wherein specific speed, but it is a reliable aircraft, which continues to be operated in various countries the world to this day.
His first flight of the plane Let L-200 Morava made in 1957 year, and almost at the same time it has been launched mass production. Small-engine aircraft was considered a multi-purpose, because the approach and for passenger traffic (mostly on local routes), and for the needs of air ambulance and as a training aircraft.
Let L-200 Morava photo
Originally intended to equip the plane Let L-200 Morava fixed chassis, however, during the ongoing test flights, it was found that in this case greatly complicates the management, as a consequence, the chassis design was revised and during the flight, it was retracted inside the fuselage, which among other things somewhat increased maneuverability of the aircraft and its speed.
The main operator of passenger light aircraft Let L-200 Morava was the airline "Aeroflot", which during the Soviet era, there were a few dozen of these aircraft in the aircraft fleet. However, with the collapse of the Soviet Union, these aircraft actually ceased to operate because of the lack of suitable routes.
CabinLet L-200 Morava
The power plant of the aircraft is represented by two piston-line engines Walter M337, allowing to develop the capacity of 210 hp one that provided the aircraft is quite acceptable airspeed, and at the same time made it possible without any cost to maintain the aircraft.
On board the Let L-200 Morava was not much space, but, along with this, there could accommodate 4 passengers and a small amount of luggage. The cabin was decorated simply, but nevertheless, considering that the flights were carried out mainly at distances up to thousands of kilometers, with the aircraft capabilities to overcome the distance over 1,7 thousand kilometers, it does not bother the passengers.
To date, the actual use of airplanes Let L-200 Morava as aircrafts for flights on scheduled passenger airlines dropped, but the planes are operated as a means of air taxis, as well as air assets in the Air Force and the police.
Planes Let L-200 Morava is available in two basic versions: Let L-200A Morava and the Let L-200D Morava, however, the main difference between the presented version is only used equipment rather, is adapted mainly for certain pilots - in the country are in the USSR used modification of the Let L-200D Morava, and for export to other countries was provided primarily version Let L-200A Morava.
Technical characteristics of the plane Let L-200 Morava.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 4 person;
- aircraft Length: 8,61 m .;
- Wingspan: 12,3 m .;
- Plane Height: 2,25 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 1330 kg .;
- Payload: 620 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 1950 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 256 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 290 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 1710 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 5700m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: 2 × Walter M337;
- Power: 2 × 210 hp
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