Zlin Z 242L Light trainer aircraft. First flight: 1990 © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Photos from the personal collection of Konstantinos Panitsidis


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Manufacturer: Moravan Otrokovice
Country: Czechoslovakia
First flight: 1990
Type: Light trainer aircraft


The Zlin Z 242L is provided for basic and advanced training in both day and night, VFR and IFR conditions glider towing. The design enabler aerobatic training and exercise.

The Zlin Z 242L aircraft is two-seat, single-engine, low wing cantilever monoplane of all-metal structure with side by side seats, non-retractable, nose-wheel tricycle lading gear. It in powered by a pistons-type Textron Lyconing AEIO-360-A1B6 engine with three-blade, hydraulic pitch control MTV-9-B-C/C-188-18a propeller. The design of the aircraft allows it to fly at overloads of +6 / -3.5 g.  The first flight of the prototype was performed on February 14, 1990.

The aircraft is designed in accordance with Airworthiness Standards FAR-23 and has a European EASA certificate valid in the European Union, FAA (USA) certificate, Transport Canada type certificate and POA certificate. Zlin Z 242 delivered to 11 countries.

 

All Zlin Z 242Ls belong to the 401st Training Squadron, AF FYROM © Konstantinos Panitsidis

All Zlin Z 242Ls belong to the 401st Training Squadron, AF FYROM.

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
Zlin
COUNTRY
Czechoslovakia
TYPE
Light trainer aircraft
CREW
2
POWER-PLANT
One Textron Lycoming AEIO-360-A1B6
Power h.p.
1 x 200
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
6,34
Height, m
2,95
Wing span, m
9,34
Wing area m2
13,86
WEIGHT
 
Maximum take-off, kg
-
Normal take-off, kg
1.090
Empty aircraft, kg
745
Internal fuel, kg
-
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
233
Cruising speed, km/h
225
Rate of climb, m/min
300
Service ceiling, m
4.500
Range, km
495
Combat range, km
-
Payload, kg -
ARMAMENT
-

 


PHOTOS Zlin Z 242L Demonstration flight, exhibition of the Monastery 2011.