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Zivko EDGE 540. Specifications. A photo.
Zivko EDGE 540. Specifications. A photo.

Zivko EDGE 540. Specifications. A photo.


Zivko EDGE 540 - light multipurpose aircraft sports American-made, designed in 1993, the aircraft manufacturer «Zivko Aeronautics».


A photoZivko EDGE 540


Летательный аппарат модели Zivko EDGE 540 стал проектироваться американскими авиастроителями в начале 90-х годов прошлого века, причём, проект разработки в первую очередь предусматривал эксплуатацию данного воздушного судна исключительно в спортивных целях, в том числе и для выполнения сложных аэробатических трюков, однако, в действительно, самолёт Zivko EDGE 540 нашёл также широкое применение и среди частных эксплуатантов, однако, в этом случае сфера реального применения самолёта была весьма ограниченной, что связано главным образом с особенностями его конструкции и технического устройства.

Multiple aircraft Zivko EDGE 540 has excellent aerodynamic shape of its fuselage, which is very typical for aircraft of this class, besides, good aerodynamics in addition to providing a higher airspeed, also provides the aircraft and very high levels of maneuverability and controllability, which does important for private owners of the model aircraft.


Zivko EDGE 540 photo


aircraft design Zivko EDGE 540 has extra reinforcement that ensures aircraft a high resistance to high positive and negative accelerations, while the cost of the aircraft is quite acceptable, which is the main factor as to why the aircraft Zivko EDGE 540 continue to produce active and until today.

Aircraft Zivko EDGE 540 rose for the first time in the air in 1993 year, and due to the fact that the aircraft very successfully coped with all the necessary tests, the project received a certificate of his life and in the same year was sent in mass production, which continues to be and at the moment, mainly due to the existing demand among buyers.


AircraftZivko EDGE 540


Despite the fact that the cabin of the aircraft model Zivko EDGE 540 has a fairly compact dimensions, the aircraft can accommodate two people, however, to transport on its board of goods, the aircraft simply do not fit that the original and not pawned aviarazrabotchikami.

The aircraft is equipped with Zivko EDGE 540 powerplant piston type, consisting of a single motor brand Lycoming AEIO-540-EXP Thunderbolt, which is having a thrust in 340 hp, can accelerate the aircraft to the maximum speed of its repetition in 425 km \ h. The use of the power plant is a piston-type aircraft manufacturers managed to keep the aircraft sports a relatively low cost, and, this is not reflected in the flight performance of the aircraft. Maximum range of flight of the aircraft model is Zivko EDGE 540 940 kilometers.


Specifications Zivko EDGE 540.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people (depending on layout);
  • aircraft Length: 6,3 m .;
  • Wingspan: 7,42 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,8 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 530 kg .;
  • Payload: 290 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 820 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 360 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 425 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 940 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7800 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming AEIO-540-EXP Thunderbolt;
  • Power: 340 hp


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