IAR-818

The IAR-818 was a Romanian multipurpose aircraft based on the IAR-817. It was developed by IAR in both landplane and floatplane forms.

IAR 818
Role Multipurpose aircraft
National origin Romania
Manufacturer Industria Aeronautică Română
First flight 1960
Status Prototype only
Developed from IAR-817

Variants

IAR-818
Landplane utility aircraft
IAR-818H
Floatplane with twin floats and added ventral fin

Specifications

Data from Romanian Aeronautical Constructions 1905–1974[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 or 2
  • Capacity: 5-6
  • Length: 9.9 m (32 ft 6 in)
IAR 818H: 9.97 m (32.7 ft)
  • Wingspan: 12.1 m (39 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 3.3 m (10 ft 10 in)
IAR 818H: 3.84 m (12.6 ft)
  • Wing area: 25.4 m2 (273 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 805 kg (1,775 lb)
IAR 818H: 880 kg (1,940 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,180 kg (2,601 lb)
IAR 818H: 1,220 kg (2,690 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,300 kg (2,866 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Avia M-337 6-cylinder inverted air-cooled in-line piston engine
  • Propellers: 2-bladed variable-pitch propeller

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 185 km/h (115 mph, 100 kn)
IAR 818H: 172 km/h (107 mph; 93 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 165 km/h (103 mph, 89 kn)
IAR 818H: 155 km/h (96 mph; 84 kn)
  • Stall speed: 60 km/h (37 mph, 32 kn)
  • Range: 500 km (310 mi, 270 nmi)
  • Ferry range: 1,100 km (680 mi, 590 nmi)
  • Endurance: (IAR 818H: 3 to 7 hours
  • Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,000 ft)
IAR 818H: 3,500 m (11,500 ft)
  • Take-off run: 80–100 m (260–330 ft)
  • Landing run: 40 m (130 ft)

References

  1. Gugju, Ion; Gheorghe Iacobescu; Ovidiu Ionescu. Romanian Aeronautical Constructions 1905–1974. Brasov. pp. 242–245.
  • Vlad, Danut (March–April 1998). "Out of the Ashes: The Romanian Aviation Industry Since 1945". Air Enthusiast. No. 74. pp. 9–19. ISSN 0143-5450.


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