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.
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