YAK-18T

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The Yakovlev Yak-18T (Russian: Яковлев Як-18T) is a four- or five-seat fully aerobatic utility aircraft. Introduced to train a major Russian airliner's pilots, it has gained some popularity as a sportplane both inside and outside the former USSR. 

General characteristics

  • Crew: One or Two
  • Construction: All-Metal
  • Capacity: Max Five Occupants
  • Length: 8.39 m (27 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 11.16 m (36 ft 7½ in)
  • Height: 3.40 m (11 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 18.8 m² (202.36 ft²)
  • Airfoil: Clark YH
  • Aspect ratio: 6.62:1
  • Empty weight: 1,217 kg (2,683 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 1,650 kg (3,638 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Vedeneyev M14P 9-Cylinder Air-cooled Radial Engine, 268 kW (360 hp)
  • weight limit 1,510 kg for aerobatics

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 300 km/h (161 knots)
  • Maximum speed: 262 km/h (141 knots)
  • Cruise speed: 250 km/h (135 knots, 155 mph)
  • Stall speed: 114 km/h idle, gear & flaps down (61 knots)
  • Range: 750 km (400 nmi, 373 mi) Standard 180 liters fuel
  • Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,000 ft) 
  • Rate of climb: 5.0 m/s (984 ft/min)

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Price: $POA