YAK-52

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The Soviet Yak-52 is a primary trainer aircraft which first flew in 1976. The Yak-52 was designed originally as an aerobatic trainer for students in the Soviet which trained for both civilian sport and military pilots.

General characteristics
Crew: 2
Length: 7.745 m (25 ft 5 in)
Wingspan: 9.30 m (30 ft 6¼ in)
Height: 2.70 m (8 ft 10¼ in)
Wing area: 15 m² (161.5 ft²)
Empty weight: 1,015 kg (2,238 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 1,305 kg (2,877 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × Vedeneyev M-14P 9-cylinder radial engine, 268 kW (360 hp)

Performance
Never exceed speed: 360 km/h (194 kn, 223 mph)
Maximum speed: 285 km/h (154 kn, 177 mph) at sea level
Cruise speed: 190 km/h (103 kn, 118 mph) econ cruise at 1,000 m (3,280 ft)
Stall speed: 85-90 km/h (46-49 kn, 53-56 mph)
Range: 550 km (296 nmi, 341 mi)
Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,125 ft)
Rate of climb: 7.0 m/s (1,378 ft/min)
Power/mass: 0.18 hp/lb (300 W/kg)

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