Polish All-Rounder

Alexander Mladenov details the PZL M28 operated all over the world in a variety of military and civil roles


Length: 13.10m (43ft)

Wingspan: 22.06m (72ft 4.5in)

Height: 4.90m (16ft 1in)

Cargo hold length: 5.26m (17ft 3in)

Cargo hold width: 1.73m (5ft 8.5in)

Cargo hold height: 1.72m (5ft 8in)

Empty weight: 4,354kg (9,601lb)

Max take-off weight: 7,500kg (16,534lb)

Max landing weight: 7,500kg (16,534lb)

Max payload: 2,300kg (5,070lb)

Long-range cruise speed: 132kts (244km/h)

Max operating speed: 192kts (355km/h)

Stall speed: 65kts (120km/h)

Max rate of climb: 12.29m/s (2,420ft/min)

Take-off run at MTOW and sea level: 255m (837ft)

Landing roll: 235m (771ft) G-limits: +3/-1

Service ceiling: 25,000ft (7,620m)

Cruise altitude: 9,840ft (3,000m)

Max range at 10,000ft: up to 860nm (1,592km)

Endurance: up to 6.2 hours


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