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DAR 8 Slavei
Twelve DAR 8 aircraft were delivered from the manufacturer in 1937.
The 1st prototype had a de Havilland Gipsy major inline engine.
Production aircraft had the Walter Major IV in-line engine.
Installation of Walter Mars radial engines resulted in designation DAR 8A.
This was used for advanced training and aerobatics.
Six aircraft were still serviceable in late 1941.
Top wing 9.47 m, lower wing 9.12 m
7.05 m (DAR-8), 6.56 m (DAR-8-A)
Total supporting area
525 kg (DAR-8), 535 kg (DAR-8A)
Max take-off weight
814 kg (DAR-8), 824 kg (DAR-8A)
Engine (DAR-8 type)
Air-cooled Walter Major 4 four-cylinder invert aircraft engine
88.3 kW (120 k)at 2100 rpm
95.6 kW (130 k)at 2350 rpm 130 k (95.6 kW)
Engine (DAR-8A type)
Walter Mars air-cooled nine-cylinder star engine
107 kW (145 k)at 1750 rpm
110 kW (150 k)at 1800 rpm
235-250 g·h−1·k−1 / 320-340 g·h−1·kW−1 (DAR-8),
225 g.h−1.k−1 / 306 g.h−1.kW−1 (DAR-8A)
Two-blade wooden propeller
178 km/h (DAR-8), 190 km/h (DAR-8A)
640 km (DAR-8), 520 km (DAR-8A)
4,500 m (DAR-8), 6,000 m (DAR-8A).
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