PZL Mielec M26 Iskierka / Airwolf

Trainer / Aerobatic Aircraft

PZL Mielec M26 Airwolf, N2601M, c/n 1AP002-01 © David Lednicer
Photo ©: David Lednicer (Photos at airliners.net)
The PZL M26 Iskierka is a single-engine two-seat trainer and aerobatic aircraft produced by the Polish manufacturer WSK PZL-Mielec, today Polskie Zaklady Lotnicze Sp. z o.o. – PZL Mielec, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft. The M26 was marketed in the USA the M26 Airwolf or Air Wolf.
The M26 is based on the PZL Mielec M20 Mewa, a license-built variant of the Piper PA-34 Seneca.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming AEIO-540-L1B5
Engine Power220 kW295 hp
max. Cruise Speed280 km/h151 kts
  174 mph
max. Speed (vne)370 km/h200 kts
  230 mph
Service Ceiling4.000 m13.123 ft
Range1.409 km761 NM
876 mi.
Empty Weight1.040 kg2.293 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.400 kg3.086 lbs
Wing Span8,60 m28,2 ft
Wing Area14,0 m²151 ft²
Length8,30 m27,2 ft
Height2,96 m9,7 ft
First Flight15.07.1986
Production Statusout of production
EASA TCDSA.057
Data for (Version)PZL Mielec M26 Iskierka