PWS-12 & PWS-14

The PWS-12 was a biplane trainer.

It entered production as the PWS-14.

Variants

PWS-12

Prototype of wooden construction.

PWS-12bis

Second improved prototype

PWS-14

Improved model of mixed construction

(Aircraft delivered to the Air Force were marked as PWS-12)

Specifications

Crew

1

Capacity

1

Length

6.9 m (22 ft 8 in)

Wingspan

9.0 m (29 ft 6.25 in)

Height

2.85 m (9 ft 4 in)

Wing area

25 m2 (270 sq ft)

Empty weight

775 kg (1,709 lb)

Gross weight

1,100 kg (2,425 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Skoda-Wright J-5A Whirlwind radial engine , 164 kW (220 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

190 km/h (118 mph, 103 kn)

Cruise speed

175 km/h (109 mph, 94 kn)

Range

640 km (400 mi, 350 nmi)

Service ceiling

4,500 m (14,800 ft)

Rate of climb

4.3 m/s (850 ft/min).

 

 

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