YAK-50

yak-50

The Yakovlev Yak-50 (Russian: Яковлев Як-50) aerobatic aircraft is a single-seat all-metal low-wing monoplane with retractable main wheels and exposed tail wheel. First flew in 1975, The Yak-50 had exceptionally fine handling characteristics enhanced by a relatively high power-to-weight ratio. The Yak-50 was used as a military trainer by several countries.

General characteristics

  • Crew: one, pilot
  • Construction: All-Metal (except control surfaces)
  • Length: 7.8 m (25 ft 7 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.5 m (31 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 3.2 m (10 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 15.0 m² (161.5 ft²)
  • Airfoil: Clark YH
  • Empty weight: 750 kg (1653 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 910 kg (2006 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Vedeneyev M-14P

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 450 km/h (243 knots, 280 mph)
  • Maximum speed: 400 km/h (216 knots, 249 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 270 km/h (146 knots, 168 mph)
  • Stall speed: 100 km/h (54 knots, 62 mph)
  • Range: 500 km (270 nm, 308 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,123 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 11.3 m/s (2,224 ft/min)
  • Wing loading: 60.7 kg/m² (12.43 lb/ft²)
  • Power/mass: 0.295 kW/kg (0.179 hp/lb)
  • Take-off roll: 100 m (328 ft)
  • Landing roll: 250 m (820 ft)
  • Take-off speed: 130 km/h (81 mph, 70 kt)
  • Landing speed: 110 km/h (68 mph, 59 kt)

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