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Zlin (Moravan) Zlin Z 526

Morovan Zlin Z 526, D-EWHJ © Karsten Palt
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Zlin Z 526

Trainer / Aerobatic Aircraft

The Zlin Z 526 is a single-engine one- or two-seat trainer aircraft with retractable landing gear produced by the Czechoslovak manufacturer Moravan Otrokovice (today ZLIN Aircraft Otrokovice, Czech Republic). The Z 526 is capable of aerobatics and often also used to tow sail planes. It is a member of the Zlin Trener family (Z 26, Z 126, Z 226, Z 326, Z 526, Z 726).
Crew1 / 2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelWalter Minor 6-III
Engine Power118 kW158 hp
Speed293 km/h158 kts
  182 mph
Service Ceiling5.100 m16.732 ft
Range650 km351 NM
404 mi.
Empty Weight665 kg1.466 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight975 kg2.150 lbs
Wing Span10,60 m34,8 ft
Wing Area15,5 m²167 ft²
Length8,00 m26,2 ft
Height2,06 m6,8 ft
First Flight1965
Production Statusout of production
Total Production325
Developed fromZlin Z 26
Data for (Version)Moravan Zlin Z 526
The Zlin Z 526 is a development of the Zlin Z 326. The two-seat variants are nicknamed Trener Master.

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