Zmaj Fizir F1

The Fizir F1V was the basis from which engineer Rudolf Fizir developed a series of single-engine, two-seat, trainer/reconnaissance biplanes fitted with different engines.

Variants

Fizir F1

Prototype with a 190 kW (260 hp) Maybach Mb.IVa (1 example, 1925)

Fizir F1V-Maybach

190 kW (260 hp) Maybach Mb.IVa (32 examples, 1928)

Fizir F1V-Loren 

340 kW (450 hp) Lorraine-Dietrich 12Eb W-12 engine (1st prototype converted 1928 + 15 Lorraine conversion Maybach 12 dB 400KS in 1933)

Fizir F1V-Hispano 

340 kW (450 hp) Hispano-Suiza 12G V-12 engine, (1 prototype converted in 1928)

Fizir F1V-Wright

160 kW (220 hp) Wright Whirlwind J-5 radial engine, (1 prototype and 15 production examples in 1930)

Fizir F1M-Jupiter

A naval seaplane with 310 kW (420 hp) Gnome-Rhône 9A / IAM 9AD radial engine (5 examples in 1930)

Fizir F1G-Castor

180 kW (240 hp) Walter Castor 7 cylinder radial engine, (1 prototype in 1931)

Fizir F1G-Titan

170 kW (230 hp) Bristol Titan 7-cylinder radial engine, (1 prototype in 1931)

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

10.21 m (33 ft 6 in)

Wingspan

12.71 m (41 ft 8 in)

Height

3.10 m (10 ft 2 in)

Empty weight

1,100 kg (2,425 lb)

Gross weight

1,450 kg (3,197 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Maybach MbIVa 7-cylinder radial, 190 kW (260 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

176 km/h (109 mph, 95 kn) at sea level

Service ceiling

6,000 m (20,000 ft)

Rate of climb

3.46 m/s (681 ft/min) to 5,000 m (16,405 ft).

 

 

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