Imported into the US from Romania where it was built in 2003 in the same factory and fixtures as it’s soviet predecessors. Painted in original eastern front D day Soviet Paint scheme. Inboard of the aileron under the wings are 4 hard point mounts for air to ground missile intended for the Afghanistan Soviet war but the aircraft proved to easy to shoot down by opposition forces so that mission was canceled for the Yak 52.
|Registration Number||Date of Manufacture|
|Yakovlev YAK-52, YAK-52TW||30 feet 6.25 inches|
|Overall length:||Empty weight:|
|25 feet 5 inches||2238 pounds|
|Gross weight:||Fuel capacity:|
|2877 pounds||76 gal|
|Oil capacity||Engine type:|
|3.5 gal||Single Vedenyev M-14P radial piston engine|
|Propeller type:||Max Speed|
|MT German 3 Blade Aerobatic Constant Speed||223 mph|
|Rate of Climb||Cruise Speed|
|1500 Feet Per Minuet||150 MPH|
|Service Ceiling||Number of Crew|
|Number Built||Number Surviving|
This Yak is of modern manufacture. N57AZ has a US Barrett modified 420+HP M-14PDF Fuel injected supercharged engine.
It is running 9 Nascar style US pistons and rings and automotive style spark plugs and high performance ignition wires.
Unlike some Yaks this engine can be electric started or compressed air start by choice by the pilot. It also has a Angle of Attack indicator to aid with landings showing the pilot the best approach angle for landing located on the top left of the dash. A 2 axis autopilot coupled to a GPS. There is a 10 lbs Halon fire system on board as well that will aid in engine compartment and cabin fires. Unlike some Yak this aircraft has a multitude of refinements using western electronics and avionics.
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