Robin DR.400

Touring / Trainer Aircraft

Robin DR.400/180 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Robin DR.400 is a single-engine four-seat light touring and trainer aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Avions Pierre Robin. The DR.400 is widely used as a glider tug aircraft.
The Robin DR.400 is a development of the Robin DR.300 with a forward-sliding canopy instead of the cabin doors.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-360-A3A
Engine Power134 kW180 hp
Speed278 km/h150 kts
  173 mph
Service Ceiling4.715 m15.469 ft
Range1.450 km783 NM
901 mi.
Empty Weight600 kg1.323 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.100 kg2.425 lbs
Wing Span8,72 m28 ft 7 in
Wing Area14,2 m²153 ft²
Length6,96 m22 ft 10 in
Height2,23 m7 ft 4 in
First Flight06/1972
Production Statusin production
Data for (Version)Robin DR.400/180 Régent
VariantsDR.400-100 Cadet, DR.400-108 Dauphin 80, DR.400-120 Petit Prince, DR.400-120 Dauphin , DR.400-125, DR.400-140 Earl, DR.400-140B Major 80 / DR.400-160 Chevalier, DR.400-180 Regent,

[Photo-ID: 2612] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Robin DR.400/180 Regent, , D-EEOV, c/n 1427,© Karsten Palt, 2009Robin
DR.400/180 Regent
Reg.: D-EEOV
c/n: 1427
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 538] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-08
Robin DR.400/180 Regent, , D-EJLG, c/n 2391,© Karsten Palt, 2007Robin
DR.400/180 Regent
Reg.: D-EJLG
c/n: 2391
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2007 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2932] © Karsten Palt 2009-05-01
Robin / Apex DR.400/180R Remorqueur, , D-EQFA, c/n 1470,© Karsten Palt, 2009Robin / Apex
DR.400/180R Remorqueur
Reg.: D-EQFA
c/n: 1470
Flugtag LSV-Wittlage 2009 [Bohmte-Bad Essen (EDXD)]
[Photo-ID: 3767] © Karsten Palt 2010-01-28
Robin DR.400/500 President, Private, D-EVOG, c/n 0019,© Karsten Palt, 2010Robin
DR.400/500 President
Reg.: D-EVOG
c/n: 0019
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 1735] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Robin DR.450/135cdi Ecoflyer, Intelisano Aviation, D-EAIA, c/n 2592,© Karsten Palt, 2009Robin
DR.450/135cdi Ecoflyer
Intelisano Aviation
Reg.: D-EAIA
c/n: 2592
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]