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On-400 Captain. Specifications. A photo.
On-400 Captain. Specifications. A photo.

On-400 Captain. Specifications. A photo.


On-400 Captain -. Russian multipurpose amphibious aircraft designed in 1998, the company "Aircraft Manufacturing Company" Seagull ""


On-400 Captain photo


Multiple aircraft model C-400 captain was designed by Russian aircraft manufacturers in the early 90-ies of the last century, at the same time, the new aircraft was positioned exclusively as a private aircraft, however, in the following, the plane of the model has also become very actively applied in commercial sphere of the Russian Federation civil aviation.

The aircraft C-400 captain has small dimensions, in particular, for its entire length of the fuselage in 7,8 meters, framed wing of the amphibious aircraft is 12,3 meter that provides a good aircraft maneuverability and controllability. Not at all important factor of the aircraft C-400 captain is also its aerodynamic shape, which allows the aircraft to minimize drag, which in turn allows us to develop a high enough airspeed.


A photoOn-400 Captain


The first flight tests of the multi-purpose amphibious aircraft model C-400 1998 captain underwent in the year. Despite the fact that the Samara aircraft manufacturers had little experience in building aircraft of this type and class, the project was able to very successfully pass all required tests, during which there were no deviations from the established norms. In view of what is already in the same year the aircraft was sent to mass production, and in view of the prospects, aircraft C-400 Captain continues to operate and is very active today.

The amphibious aircraft cabin On-400 captain can accommodate up to four people, including a crew of 1-2 people (most often managed by airplane only one pilot) and 2-3 passengers, in addition to private operation also provides and the effectiveness of the commercial use of aircraft. For a variety of reasons related to the feature of the aircraft construction, transportation on board aircraft C-400 captain of any goods (except for a small amount of luggage) it is not possible, that introduces some restrictions on the use of the aircraft.


AircraftOn-400 Captain


Amphibious aircraft C-400 Captain ustanvokoy equipped with a power piston type, which includes two engine brands Rotax 912ULS, four working cylinders each of which allow you to develop power in 100 hp, with relative ease konsturktsii aircraft is quite acceptable. The maximum of the aircraft airspeed is 220 km \ h., While the maximum range is limited to repetition distance in 1200 kilometers. It should be clarified that the original plane C-400 captain was equipped with engines of the brand Hirth F-30 A26, however, due to the high fuel consumption, their usefulness has been revised as a consequence, with 2002, the plane began to be equipped with the above mentioned power ustanvokoy.


Specifications C-400 Captain.


  • Crew: 1-2 person;
  • Passenger: 2-3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,8 m .;
  • Wingspan: 12,3 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,8 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 740 kg. (Depending on the layout);
  • Payload: 490 kg. (Depending on the layout);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1230 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 180 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 220 km \ h. (Depending on the layout);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1200 km. (Depending on the layout);
  • Maximum flight height: 4000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: 2 x Rotax 912UL (depending on layout);
  • Power: 2 x 115 hp (Depending on the layout)



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