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AIR-6


An AIR-5 adaptation for the domestic M-11 engine, designated AIR-6, was ready in May 1932, flew on September 8 and passed all trials easily. Adopted as short range liaison aircraft.
In 1934 a group of AIR-6 performed flight Moscow-Irkutsk-Moscow (with refuel landings), covering more than 10,000km.
During 1934-36 a total of 486 AIR-6 were built. Twenty of them were modified as air ambulance with room for a stretcher and doctor.

Engine: 1 x M-11, 81kW
Max take-off weight: 993 kg / 2189 lb
Empty weight: 620 kg / 1367 lb
Wingspan: 12.1 m / 40 ft 8 in
Length: 8.0 m / 26 ft 3 in
Height: 2.3 m / 8 ft 7 in
Wing area: 19.8 sq.m / 213.13 sq ft
Max. speed: 166 km/h / 103 mph
Cruise speed: 140 km/h / 87 mph
Ceiling: 4500 m / 14750 ft
Range: 650 km / 404 miles
Crew: 1
Passengers: 2

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Yakolev Ya-6 (AIR-6)



 

 


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