RWD-DWL RWD-5. 1931. English version

Cracow, October 2, 2018

00131b Section  August 7, 1931.

Plant RWD-DWL RWD-5

Construction

5-RWD

RWD-5 is a sports and tourist plane, built by a team of RWD constructors (Stanisław Rogalski, Stanisław Wigura, Jerzy Drzewiecki) in 1931. The plane is famous for crossing the Atlantic Ocean. Mixed construction, covered with canvas. The plane is two-seater. The fuselage is a welded structure made of steel pipes. Straight wing, equipped with ailerons. Classic retouching. A fixed chassis, with a tail runner.

The first aircraft is equipped with a DH Gipsy Major engine 96 kW (130 HP). Other engines of the same construction were used: Cirrus "Hermes IIIB", "Hermes IV", "Gipsy III, Walter" Junior. All with power from 115 hp to 130 hp.

Data T-T RWD-5

Span 10.20 m

Length 7.20 m

Height 2.00 m

Carrying surface 15.5 m2

Own weight 430-460 kg

Useful mass 330 kg

Total weight 760 kg

Top speed 202 km / h

Cruising speed 170 km / h

The minimum speed is 75 km / h

Lifting speed 4.6 m / s

Range 850 km

The maximum range is 1 080 km

Runway 110 m

Fuel consumption 22-30 liters / h

Data T-T RWD-5 bis

Span 10.20 m

Length 7.20 m

Height 2.00 m

Carrying surface 15.5 m2

Own weight 448 kg

Useful weight 654 kg

Total weight 1 100 kg

Top speed 210 km / h

Cruising speed 175 km / h

Minimum speed 80 km / h

Lifting speed 4.6 m / s

Range 850 km

The maximum range is 5,000 km

Runway 110 m

Fuel consumption 26 liters / h

 

Written by Karol Placha Hetman