Specifications – RWD 8 (DWL)

Crew: Two, student and instructor

Length: 8.0 m (26 ft 3 in)
Wingspan:
11.0 m (36 ft 1 in)
Height:
2.3 m (7 ft 7 in)
Wing area:
19.50 m² (210 ft²)

Empty weight: 480 kg (1,056 lb)
Loaded weight: 730 kg (1,606 lb)
Useful load: 250-275 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 755 kg

Powerplant:
1 × PZInż. Junior 4-cylinder
air-cooled straight engine
90 kW (120 hp)

Performance:

Maximum speed: 175 km/h (95 knots, 109 mph)
Cruise speed: 140 km/h
Stall speed: 75 km/h
Range: 500 km (270 nm, 312 mi)
Service ceiling: 5,000 m (16,400 ft)
Rate of climb: 282 m/min / 4.7 m/s (925 ft/min)
Wing loading: 37.4 kg/m² (7.6 lb/ft²)

RWD-8

RWD-8

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