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PZL Warszawa-Okecie

In th eoriginal 1928 factory, in 1995 became a stock company owned by the Polish Ministry of Industry and Trade. Most activities centre on agricultural aircraft and lightplanes, but production included the PZL-130 Orlik aerobatic trainer which first flew in October 1984 and is used by the Polish Air Force. Short take-off PZL-104 Wilga (first flown 1962) remains in production in several versions, including the Wilga 35, Wilga 80, and latest and refined PZL-104M Wilga 2000 with modified wings, new fuel tanks, increased take-off weight, U.S. avionics and, as for Wilga 80-550, a U.S. instead of Polish engine. PZL-105L Flaming first flew in 1989 as a Wilga replacement with a larger cabin and other improvements, but development has been halted at present in favor of Wilga 2000. PZL-106 Kruk agricultural aircraft first flew in 1973, with the PZL-106BT Turbo-Kruk appearing in 1985. A new agricultural aircraft and waterbomber, the PZL-240 Pelikan biplane, was being developed. Also produced the PZL-110 (first flown 1978) and PZL-111 Koliber lightplanes originally based on the Socata Rallye, and developed the PZL-112 Koliber Junior side-by-side two-seat trainer.
 


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