PZL Mielec TS-8 Bies


WSK PZL-Mielec TS-8 Bies Polish Air Force 0309 1E03-09 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The PZL TS-8 Bies is a single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the Polish manufacturer WSK PZL-Mielec.
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelNarkiewicz WN-3
Engine Power246 kW330 hp
Speed311 km/h168 kts
  193 mph
Service Ceiling6.000 m19.685 ft
Range800 km432 NM
497 mi.
Empty Weight1.070 kg2.359 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.600 kg3.527 lbs
Wing Span10,50 m34 ft 5 in
Wing Area19,1 m206 ft
Length8,50 m27 ft 11 in
Height3,30 m10 ft 10 in
First Flight23.07.1955
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1957-1960
Total Production251
Data for (Version)PZL-Mielec TS-8 BI
VariantsTS-8 BI, TS-8 BII, TS-8 BIII

[Photo-ID: 11692] Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
WSK PZL-Mielec TS-8 Bies, Polish Air Force, 0309, c/n 1E03-09, Karsten Palt, 2015WSK PZL-Mielec
TS-8 Bies
Polish Air Force
Reg.: 0309
c/n: 1E03-09
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]