Jakowlew / Yakovlev Jak-17 / Yak-17

Fighter

Yakovlev Yak-17 Czechoslovak Air Force 08 IS10001 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Yakovlev Yak-17 is a single-engine single-seat jet fighter aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Yakovlev (OKB-115). The two-seat trainer version Yak-17UTI was the main-production variant, it was the first Soviet jet trainer aircraft.
The Yak-17 is a development of the Yakovlev Yak-15 with a tricycle landing gear.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Turbojet Engine
Engine ModelKlimov RD-10A
Engine Power9,8 kN2205 lbf
Speed750 km/h405 kts
  466 mph
Service Ceiling12.750 m41.831 ft
Range394 km213 NM
245 mi.
Empty Weight2.430 kg5.357 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.323 kg7.326 lbs
Wing Span9,20 m30 ft 2 in
Wing Area14,9 m160 ft
Length8,78 m28 ft 10 in
Height2,90 m9 ft 6 in
First Flight06/1947
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1948-1949
Total Production430
Developed fromJakowlew Jak-15 / Yakovlev Yak-15
NATO CodeFeather Magnet
Data for (Version)Yakovlev Yak-17 / Jakowlew Jak-17

[Photo-ID: 10578] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Yakovlev Yak-17, Czechoslovak Air Force, 08, c/n IS10001, Karsten Palt, 2014Yakovlev
Yak-17
Czechoslovak Air Force
Reg.: 08
c/n: IS10001
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]
[Photo-ID: 10579] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Yakovlev Yak-17, Czechoslovak Air Force, 08, c/n IS10001, Karsten Palt, 2014Yakovlev
Yak-17
Czechoslovak Air Force
Reg.: 08
c/n: IS10001
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]
[Photo-ID: 11695] Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
Yakovlev Yak-17UTI, Instytut Lotnictwa, SP-GLM, c/n 3120132, Karsten Palt, 2015Yakovlev
Yak-17UTI
Instytut Lotnictwa
Reg.: SP-GLM
c/n: 3120132
 
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]
[Photo-ID: 11696] Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
Yakovlev Yak-17UTI, Instytut Lotnictwa, SP-GLM, c/n 3120132, Karsten Palt, 2015Yakovlev
Yak-17UTI
Instytut Lotnictwa
Reg.: SP-GLM
c/n: 3120132
 
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]