The L-45 testing

The main feature of the L-45 is an increased load capacity and excellent behavior in the event of a single engine failure during takeoff.
The shape of the engine cowlings was improved after tests for better cooling.

During the flight tests of the L-45 aircraft, the following characteristics at sea level were obtained.

L-45 performances

MTOW – 1600kg

Full load – 700kg

Fuel capacity – 500l

Fuel consumption – 40l/h

Range – 2500km

Economy cruise speed – 200km/h

Max speed on sea level – 230km/h

Take-off speed – 90km/h

Rate of climb with full load – 6m/s

Rate of climb wit one engine inoperative – 2.2m/s