Zlin (Moravan) Zlin Z 143

Trainer / Touring Aircraft

Zlin Z-143L © Ondrej Smrtka
Photo ©: Ondrej Smrtka (Photos at airliners.net)
The Zlin Z 143 is a single-engine four-seat touring and trainer aircraft produced by the Czech manufacturer Moravan Otrokovice (today ZLIN Aircraft Otrokovice).
The Zlin Z 143 is a development of the Zlin Z 43.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-540-J3A5
Engine Power175 kW235 hp
Speed267 km/h144 kts
  166 mph
Service Ceiling4.170 m13.681 ft
Range1.109 km599 NM
689 mi.
Empty Weight850 kg1.874 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.350 kg2.976 lbs
Wing Span10,14 m33 ft 3 in
Wing Area14,8 m159 ft
Length7,58 m24 ft 10 in
Height2,91 m9 ft 7 in
First Flight24. Apr. 1992
Production Statusin production
Developed fromZlin Z 42/Z 43
ICAO CodeZ43
Data for (Version)Moravan Zlin Z 143L