/ Yakovlev Yak-12
The Yakovlev Yak-12 is a light multirole STOL aircraft used by the Soviet Air Force, Soviet civilian aviation and other countries from 1947 onwards.
Basic variant built for military and civilian operators.
Floatplane version of the Yak-12.
Air ambulance version of the Yak-12.
Agricultural version of the Yak-12.
Improved version of the Yak-12 powered by Ivchenko AI-14R engine and the plane construction became all-metal, built from 1952.
Main production version with further construction strengthening, a lengthened tailfin and other minor changes, built from 1955.
Aerodynamically refined version with a slimmer fuselage, engine cover with smaller diameter and some wing modifications, built from 1957.
Experimental biplane version, not produced.
Shenyang type 5
Yak-12 licence-built in China.
Yak-12M licence-built in Poland, 1,054 built.
Yak-12A licence-built in Poland, 137 built.
Polish development of the licence-built Yak-12M.
9 m (29 ft 6 in)
3.12 m (10 ft 3 in)
23.8 m2 (256 sq ft)
1,026 kg (2,262 lb)
1,450 kg (3,197 lb)
1 × Ivchenko AI-14R 9-cylinder, air-cooled, radial piston engine, 191 kW (256 hp)
2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller
182 km/h (113 mph, 98 kn) at sea level
127 km/h (79 mph, 69 kn) economical
82 km/h (51 mph; 44 kn)
765 km (475 mi, 413 nmi)
4,160 m (13,650 ft)
Rate of climb
4.1 m/s (810 ft/min)
Time to altitude
1,000 m (3,281 ft) in 4 minutes
126 m (413 ft)
90 m (295 ft).
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