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.
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 m151 ft
Length8,30 m27,2 ft
Height2,96 m9,7 ft
First Flight15.07.1986
Production Statusout of production
Data for (Version)PZL Mielec M26 Iskierka