PZL Bielsko SZD-45
|Type designation||SZD-45A |
SZD-45-2 "Ogar F"
|Competition class||Two Seater|
|Wing area||19,10 m²|
|Empty mass||ca. 470 kg|
|Maximum mass||700 kg|
|Wing loading||ca. 36,6 kg/m²|
|Maximum speed||225 km/h|
|Speed in rough air||165 km/h (89 kts)|
|Stall speed||78 km/h 42 KTS)|
|Minimum sink rate||ca. 1.10 m/s with 85 km/h|
The SZD-45 Ogar is a T-tailed cantilever high wing monoplane of wooden, aluminium and fibreglass construction designed in Poland. The prototype of this self-launching motorglider SP-0001 first flew on the 29th May 1973. soaring capability and staggered side-by-side two-place seating. There were 64 examples constructed excluding the prototype with 41 of these being exported.
It has a Hoffmann twin-bladed pusher propeller. The landing gear is semi-retractable. The U.S. import is powered with the dual ignition, turbocharged, Revmaster engine. The "Ogar" is certified for simple aerobatics