PZL Mielec M18 Dromader

Agricultural Aircraft

PZL-Mielec M-18A Dromader © Fanie Kleynhans
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The PZL M18 Dromader is a single-engine one- or two-seat agricultural aircraft produced by the Polish manufacturer WSK PZL-Mielec, today Polskie Zaklady Lotnicze Sp. z o.o. ? PZL Mielec, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft. The PZL M18 was developed in cooperation with Rockwell International.
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelShvetsov ASh-62IR
Engine Power736 kW987 hp
Speed256 km/h138 kts
  159 mph
Service Ceiling4.000 m13.123 ft
Range1.000 km540 NM
621 mi.
Empty Weight2.710 kg5.975 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.300 kg11.685 lbs
Wing Span17,70 m58 ft 1 in
Wing Area40,0 m431 ft
Length9,47 m31 ft 1 in
Height3,70 m12 ft 2 in
First Flight27.08.1976
Production Statusin production
Total Production>740
ICAO CodeM18 M18T
Data for (Version)PZL-Mielec M-18B Dromader
VariantsM18, M18A, M18AS, M18B, M18BS