Trainer / Touring Aircraft

IAR IAR-823 © Steve Homewood
Photo ©: Steve Homewood (photos at airliners.net)
The IAR IAR-823 is a single-engine four-seat light touring and trainer aircraft produced by the Romanian manufacturer Industria Aeronautica Romana (IAR).
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming IO-540-GID5
Engine Power216 kW290 hp
max. Cruise Speed300 km/h162 kts
  186 mph
max. Speed (vne)400 km/h216 kts
  249 mph
Service Ceiling5.600 m18.373 ft
Range1.800 km972 NM
1.119 mi.
Empty Weight950 kg2.094 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.500 kg3.307 lbs
Wing Span10,00 m32 ft 10 in
Wing Area15,0 m161 ft
Length8,32 m27 ft 4 in
Height2,86 m9 ft 5 in
First Flight07/1973
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 90
Data for (Version)IAR-823