UTVA 75

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UTVA 75
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Slovenian Air Force Utva 75
Role Military trainer/general aviation
National origin  Yugoslavia
Manufacturer UTVA
First flight 19 May 1976[1]
Introduction 1979
Status active
Primary user Yugoslav Air Force
Produced 1979-1985
Number built 136[1]

The UTVA 75 is a compact, piston-engine aircraft manufactured by UTVA. It was mainly used as a military basic trainer and sporting aircraft.[2]

Design and development[edit]

Designed in 1975 to replace the UTVA Aero 3 as the primary basic trainer in the Yugoslav Air Force, The Utva 75 made its maiden flight in 1976.[1] Between 1979 and 1985, a total of 136 Utva 75s were produced for the former Yugoslav Air Force.[1] Following the breakup of Yugoslavia, many were passed on to successor states.

Variants[edit]

  • UTVA 75A11 : Single-seat agricultural aircraft, largely using the Utva 75 airframe.[3]
  • UTVA-75A21 : Two-seater with dual controls and provisions for blind instrument flying.[3]
  • UTVA-75A41 : Four-seater with advanced avionics, first flown in 1986.[3]

Operators[edit]

Serbian Air Force Utva 75 trainer

Specifications (UTVA 75A21)[edit]

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1988-89[3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 210 kg (460 lb) max
  • Length: 7.11 m (23 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.73 m (31 ft 11 in)
  • Height: 3.15 m (10 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 14.63 m2 (157.5 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 6.5
  • Empty weight: 685 kg (1,510 lb) equipped
  • Max takeoff weight: 960 kg (2,116 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: standard:160 l (42 US gal; 35 imp gal): with drop tanks 360 l (95 US gal; 79 imp gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-360-B1F 4-cyl. air-cooled horizontally-opposed piston engine, 134 kW (180 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed Hartzell HC-C2YK-1BF/F7666A variable-pitch metal propeller

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 215 km/h (134 mph; 116 kn)
  • Cruising speed: 165 km/h (103 mph; 89 kn)
  • Stall speed: 95 km/h (59 mph; 51 kn) flaps up at idle
82 km/h (51 mph; 44 kn) 25° flap at idle
  • Range: 800 km (497 mi; 432 nmi)
  • Ferry range: 1,080 km (671 mi; 583 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,123 ft)
  • g limits: +6 -3
  • Rate of climb: 4.5 m/s (890 ft/min)

Armament

  • Hardpoints: 2 with a capacity of 100 kg (220 lb) each,

Avionics
optional King KY 195B radio with standard radio compass

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Školski avion UTVA-75". Vojska Srbije. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Dusan. "Утва 75". www.vazduhoplovnetradicijesrbije.rs (in Serbian). Belgrade. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d John W.R. Taylor, ed. (1988). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1988-89. London: Jane's Information Group. pp. 499–500. ISBN 0-7106-0867-5. 
  4. ^ "Eurofighter: Dubai Air Show 2011". Eurofighter. 17 November 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2013.