Jakowlew / Yakovlev Jak-18 / Yak-18

Trainer

Jakovlev / Jakowlew / Yakovlev Jak-18 / Yak-18 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Yakovlev Yak-18 is a single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Yakovlev (OKB-115).
Early variants of the Yak-18 were equipped with a conventional (taildragger) landing gear. The Yak-18 was also licence-built in the Peoples Republic of China as the Nanchang CJ-5 and the CJ-6 (Yak-18A).
Crew2
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelIvchenko AI-14RF
Engine Power220 kW295 hp
Speed300 km/h162 kts
  186 mph
Service Ceiling5.060 m16.601 ft
Range700 km378 NM
435 mi.
Empty Weight1.025 kg2.260 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.320 kg2.910 lbs
Wing Span10,60 m34 ft 9 in
Wing Area17,0 m183 ft
Length8,35 m27 ft 5 in
Height3,35 m10 ft 12 in
First Flight1946
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1948-2001
Total Production8434
ICAO CodeCJ6 YK18
NATO CodeMax
Data for (Version)Yakovlev Yak-18A / Jakowlew Jak-18A

[Photo-ID: 10392] Karsten Palt 2014-07-20
Nanchang CJ-6A, Peoples Liberation Army Air Force, 61571, c/n 3732024, Karsten Palt, 2014Nanchang
CJ-6A
Peoples Liberation Army Air Force
Reg.: 61571
c/n: 3732024
 
Chinese version of Yak-18
Shanghai Aerospace Enthusiasts Center [Shanghai]
[Photo-ID: 7573] Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
Nanchang CJ-6A (Yak-18A), , C-GCWN, c/n 47-22, Karsten Palt, 2013Nanchang
CJ-6A (Yak-18A)
Reg.: C-GCWN
c/n: 47-22
 
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum [Hamilton, Mount Hope]
[Photo-ID: 11697] Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
Yakovlev Yak-18, Polish Air Force, 19, c/n 9732, Karsten Palt, 2015Yakovlev
Yak-18
Polish Air Force
Reg.: 19
c/n: 9732
 
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]
[Photo-ID: 11698] Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
Yakovlev Yak-18, Polish Air Force, 19, c/n 9732, Karsten Palt, 2015Yakovlev
Yak-18
Polish Air Force
Reg.: 19
c/n: 9732
 
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]
[Photo-ID: 13595] Karsten Palt 2016-09-10
Yakovlev Yak-18A, , D-EYTG, c/n 307, Karsten Palt, 2016Yakovlev
Yak-18A
Reg.: D-EYTG
c/n: 307
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 6138] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Yakovlev Yak-18A, , N18YK, c/n 1432030, Karsten Palt, 2012Yakovlev
Yak-18A
Reg.: N18YK
c/n: 1432030
 
ex Chinese AF, displayed in North Korean AF c/s
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 5604] Karsten Palt 2012-04-29
Yakovlev Yak-18A, Korean Peoples Army Air Force, , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Yakovlev
Yak-18A
Korean Peoples Army Air Force
 
The War Memorial of Korea [Seoul]
[Photo-ID: 429] Karsten Palt 2007-07-21
Yakovlev / Jakowlew Yak-18A / Jak-18A, , D-EYTG, c/n 307, Karsten Palt, 2007Yakovlev / Jakowlew
Yak-18A / Jak-18A
Reg.: D-EYTG
c/n: 307
 
Flugtag Ganderkesee 2007 [Ganderkesee - Atlas Airfield (EDWQ)]