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IAR SA Brasov IAR-823
IAR SA Brasov IAR-823 - N2114Z
1982 IAR SA Brasov IAR-823
N2114Z (sn 72)
Photo taken Apr. 2007
Lakeland Linder Airport, FL - USA (LAL / KLAL)
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The IAR-823 is a civil and military trainer aircraft built in Romania from 1974 until 1983. It is a conventional low-wing monoplane with retractable tricycle undercarriage. The pilot and instructor sit side-by-side, and two more seats can be fitted behind them. The type was adopted by the Romanian Air Force as a primary trainer, and was also supplied to Romanian and Hungarian aeroclubs and the national flying school of Angola.

Specifications

General characteristics
Crew: Two, pilot and instructor
Length: 8.24 m (27 ft 0¼ in)
Wingspan: 10.00 m (32 ft 9¾ in)
Height: 2.52 m (8 ft 3¼ in)
Wing area: 15.00 m² (161.5 ft²)
Empty weight: 900 kg (1,984 lb)
Gross weight: 1,500 kg (3,307 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-540-G1D5, 216 kW (290 hp)

Performance
Maximum speed: 310 km/h (192.5 mph)
Cruising speed: [2]290 km/h (180 mph)
Range: 1,800 km (1,118 miles)
Endurance: 6 hours
Service ceiling: 5,600 m (18,375 ft)
Rate of climb: 7.5 m/s (1475 ft/min)

Last updated January 09, 2010
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