Pazmany PL-9 Stork

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PL-9 Stork
RoleSingle-engined homebuilt monoplane
National originUnited States
ManufacturerPazmany Aircraft Corporation
DesignerLadislao Pazmany
 
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PL-9 Stork
RoleSingle-engined homebuilt monoplane
National originUnited States
ManufacturerPazmany Aircraft Corporation
DesignerLadislao Pazmany

The Pazmany PL-9 Stork is an American single-engined high-wing monoplane designed by Ladislao Pazmany as a ¾ scale variant of the Second World War Fieseler Storch for the home builder market.[1][2]

Design and development[edit]

The PL-9 Stork features a strut-braced high-wing, a two-seats-in-tandem enclosed cockpit, fixed conventional landing gear and a single engine in tractor configuration.[2]

The aircraft fuselage is made from welded steel tubing, while the wings are constructed from aluminum sheet. Its 10.97 m (36.0 ft) span wing has an area of 15.44 m2 (166.2 sq ft) and mounts flaps. The standard engines used is the 150 to 160 hp (112 to 119 kW) Lycoming O-320 four-stroke powerplant.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Data from Taylor[1]

General characteristics

Performance

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taylor 1996, p. 498
  2. ^ a b c Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011-12, page 114. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X

Bibliography[edit]

  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1996). Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory. London, England: Brassey's. ISBN 1-85753-198-1. 

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