PZL Warszawa-Okecie PZL-104 Wilga

Light Utility Aircraft

PZL Warszawa-Okecie 104 Wilga © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The PZL 104 Wilga is a single-engine four-seat seat light STOL utility aircraft produced by the Polish manufacturer WSK-Okecie, later WSK PZL Warszawa-Okecie, today EADS PZL Warszawa-Okecie S.A.. The Wilga is used amongst others as a agricultural aircraft, glider tug, trainer, air ambulance aircraft und touring aircraft.
The PZL Wilga was also license-buil in Indonesia as the Gelatik (44 aircraft).
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelIwtschenko / Ivchenko AI-14RA
Engine Power191 kW256 hp
max. Cruise Speed207 km/h112 kts
  129 mph
max. Speed (vne)233 km/h126 kts
  145 mph
Service Ceiling4.500 m14.764 ft
Rate of climb378 m/min1240 ft/min
Range680 km367 NM
422 mi.
Empty Weight900 kg1.984 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.300 kg2.866 lbs
Wing Span11,12 m36,5 ft
Wing Area15,5 m²167 ft²
Length8,10 m26,6 ft
Height2,96 m9,7 ft
First Flight24.04.1962
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1962-2010
Total Production>1000
VariantsWilga 2, Wilga 3, Wilga 3A, Wilga 3S, Wilga C, Wilga 32, Wilga 35, Wilga 35A, Wilga 35H, Wilga 35P, Wilga 80, PZL-104M Wilga 2000, Gelatik

[Photo-ID: 1335] © Karsten Palt 2008-08-17
PZL Warszawa-Okecie 104 Wilga 35A, Segelfliegergruppe Steinkopf, D-EDDM, c/n 118413,© Karsten Palt, 2008PZL Warszawa-Okecie
104 Wilga 35A
Segelfliegergruppe Steinkopf
Reg.: D-EDDM
c/n: 118413
Flugtag Breitscheid 2008 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 7579] © Karsten Palt 2013-08-16
PZL Warszawa-Okecie 104 Wilga 35A, Turkish Air Force, TC-ECL, c/n 140545,© Karsten Palt, 2013PZL Warszawa-Okecie
104 Wilga 35A
Turkish Air Force
Reg.: TC-ECL
c/n: 140545
Turkish Air Force Museum [Yesilkoy, Istanbul]
[Photo-ID: 2956] © Hartmut Ehlers 2010-01-14
PZL Mielec Wilga-80, Paraguay Air Force - Fuerza Aérea Paraguaya (FAP), , c/n CF21950960,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2010PZL Mielec
Paraguay Air Force - Fuerza Aérea Paraguaya (FAP)
Captured drug runner. Nu Guazu was the first Paraguayan airfield. Still in use, grass runway, site is home of FAP HQ.
[Nu Guazu (Campo Grande), Asunción]