DEKO 7

by Polimex - Cerop & PZL - Krosno
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DEKO 7 - Photo #1

DEKO-7: Very light training and observation aircraft (idea), was designed by Polish aeronautical engineers Marek Debski and Krzysztof Kotlinski.

Type: Two-seat (side-by-side), single-engined, very light training and observation aircraft satisfying JAR-VLA requirements. Wing, fuselage and elevator are made of aluminum. Cockpit canopy is made of glass composite and plexiglas.

Power Plant: One PZL Franklin 4A of 85 kW (116 hp), optionally Rotax or Jabiru

Propeller: Junkers three-blade, carbon fiber, ground-adjustable pitch propeller.

System: Ballistic parachute recovery system

Specifications

Empty weight:
1080 lbs (490 kg)
MTOW:
1565 lbs (710 kg)
Stall speed:
40 kts (46 mph) (74 kph)
Cruise speed:
103 kts (119 mph) (191 kph)
VNE:
151 kts (174 mph) (280 kph)
Climb:
787 ft/min (4 m/s)
Glide ratio:
12
Take-off distance:
591 ft (180 m)
Landing distance:
656 ft (200 m)
Engine:
PZL-Franklin 4A (116 hp), option:Rotax, Jabiru
Fuel consumption:
4 GPH (15.1 LPH)