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PZL 101 Gawron. Specifications. A photo.
PZL 101 Gawron. Specifications. A photo.

PZL 101 Gawron. Specifications. A photo.


PZL 101 Gawron - single-engine light multipurpose aircraft of the Polish production, designed in 1958, the company «WSK-Okecie».


A photoPZL 101 Gawron


To ensure the future of the aircraft high-level popularization to obtain substantial profits, the Polish aircraft manufacturers started to design a multi-purpose aircraft, which was applied in the passenger transportation sector and in the private aviation sector, and in training, etc. Among other things, the aircraft PZL 101 Gawron actively used also for transportation of small loads, and as an agricultural aircraft, which in its essence and provided the model a great popularization - for the entire period of production of the model aircraft, aircraft manufacturers 325 instances of aircraft was built from which, only a few dozen remained to the present day.

The first design work PZL 101 Gawron multipurpose aircraft began to be carried out by the Polish aircraft manufacturers of the company «WSK-Okecie» in the middle of 50-ies of the last century, at the same time. To minimize the timing of the receipt of the finished aircraft, Polish aviarazrabotchiki were forced to use the structure of the Soviet aircraft Yak-12Which, however, it has undergone a number of important changes.


PZL 101 Gawron photo


The first climb of the aircraft PZL 101 Gawron in the air in April 1958 years, however, for several reasons, the aircraft design was unsafe, in particular, because of the rather large wingspan, the aircraft had a low maneuverability, requiring more about two years refinement air vessel until 1960, the project has not been approved and put into serial production, where he stayed until 1968 years.

At its board aircraft PZL 101 Gawron can carry up to four people, including one pilot and three passengers, however, thanks to the optimized aircraft design, the aircraft is actively used also for transportation of goods, the terms of which is the observance of the dimensions of the cargo, as well as observance of the maximum take-off weight of the aircraft. Among other things, the aircraft is also very active and is used as an agricultural air means, in particular, aircraft used for treating farmland fertilizers.


AircraftPZL 101 Gawron


Multiple aircraft model PZL 101 Gawron equipped force ustanvokoy consisting of native piston aircraft engine Ivchenko AI-brand 14RA that possessing power in 256 hp, able to give the aircraft a maximum speed of movement in 180 km \ h., While the maximum distance at which the aircraft can perform limited distance flights in 525 kilometers.

There are two main variants of the aircraft of this model:

  • PZL 101A Gawron - The basic version of the aircraft;
  • PZL 101B Gawron - A modernized version of the aircraft.


Specifications PZL 101 Gawron.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 9 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,68 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3,12 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 650 kg .;
  • Payload: 1010 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1660 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 160 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 180 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 525 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Ivchenko AI-14RA;
  • Power: 256 hp


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