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Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 12:04am

Preliminary Profile - Ikarus IK-7 Pegaz Civil Transport

Intended to serve as a navigation trainer for the RYAF and as a civil airliner with JAT.

Technical Description

Low-wing cantilever monoplane. All metal two-spar structure with metal framed, fabric-covered ailerons. Gross wing area 85.70 sq. metres.

Fuselage is an all-metal semi-monocoque structure. Cantilever monoplane type tail unit. All-metal tailplane and fin, metal framed fabric-covered rudder and elevators.

Retractable nose-wheel type undercarriage. Hydraulic operation with main wheels retracting into the engine nacelles. Oleo shock absorbers and hydraulic brakes. Track 5.27 metres, wheelbase 4.90 metres.

Two Racovica-built Pratt & Whitney R-2180-E Twin Wasp E fourteen cylinder radial air cooled engines of 35.7 litre displacement. Power output 1,825 hp. Three-bladed constant speed hydromatic airscrews.

Accommodation for a crew of three and up to thirty-two passengers. Cabin heated and air-conditioned. Night-flying and wireless equipment standard.

Span 28.00 metres; length 21.30 metres; height 7.40 metres.

Empty weight 9,960 kg. Maximum take-off weight 15,900 kg.

Maximum speed at sea level 450 kph. Cruising speed 340 kph. Landing speed 133 kph. Service ceiling 7,500 metres. Range 2,650 kilometres.


Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 8:09pm

Looks fair.
Probably a nice little regional airline, maybe a tad over-powerful and large for the navigation trainer role but its certainly economic to make use of the airframe. I suspect the Yugoslave AF will pick up a couple of VIP transport too.