Zivko EDGE 540

Aerobatic Aircraft

Zivko EDGE 540 Flying Bulls © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Zivko EDGE 540 is a single-engine one- or two-seat aerobatic aircraft produced by the American manufacturer Zivko Aeronautics. The EDGE 540-T is the two-seat variant.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming AEIO-540-EXP Thunderbolt
Engine Power254 kW340 hp
Speed426 km/h230 kts
  265 mph
Rate of climb1128 m/min3700 ft/min
Empty Weight531 kg1.170 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight817 kg1.800 lbs
Wing Span7,43 m24 ft 5 in
Wing Area9,1 m98 ft
Length6,30 m20 ft 8 in
Height2,80 m9 ft 2 in
First Flight1993
Production Statusin production
Data for (Version)Zivko EDGE 540

[Photo-ID: 12348] Karsten Palt 2016-04-10
Zivko Edge 540, , N540KC, c/n 10, Karsten Palt, 2016Zivko
Edge 540
Reg.: N540KC
c/n: 10
Prototype, flown by Kirby Chambliss
EAA AirVenture Museum [Oshkosh, WI]
[Photo-ID: 7419] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Zivko Edge 540, , N540MD, c/n 0043, Karsten Palt, 2013Zivko
Edge 540
Reg.: N540MD
c/n: 0043
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]