The PZL Kania is a Polish twin-engine aircraft that was used as a military trainer and attack helicopter. The first flight of this plane was in November 1986, but it wasn’t until 1989 that it entered production. It never became a popular helicopter due to the lack of interest from western countries in the model. Only 19 were ever built, including the prototypes.

PZL Swidnik
1986 to: 2006
US$3.9 million
2x 2 × Rolls Royce Allison 250C20B turboshafts
420 horsepower
Max Cruise Speed:
116 knots
215 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
Travel range:
266 Nautical Miles
493 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
1.72 nautical mile / gallon
0.841 kilometres / litre
Service Ceiling:
13,120 feet
Rate of Climb:
1722 feet / minute
8.75metre / second
Take Off Distance:
Landing Distance:
Max Take Off Weight:
3,550 Kg
7,826 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
Max Payload:
1,550 Kg
3,417 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
272 gallon
1,030 litre
Baggage Volume:
0.4 m3 / 14 ft3
Seats - Economy / General:
9 seats
Seats - Business Class:
Seats - First Class:
Cabin Height:
1.62 metre - 5.31 feet
Cabin Width:
1.1 metre - 3.61 feet
Cabin Length:
2.6 metre - 8.53 feet
Exterior Length:
17.47 metre - 57.32 feet
Tail height:
Fuselage Diameter:
1.3 metre - 4.27 feet
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
14.5 metre - 47.57 feet
Wing Tips:
No Winglets
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