W-3 Sokol (“Falcon”) Helicopter manufactured by WSK PZL-SWIDNIK (Poland) is a multi-purpose light-lift helicopter with two turbo motors.
This helicopter is certificated under the requirements of domestic standards NLGV-1 and NLGV-2 (Airworthiness Standards for Helicopters) and FAR-29 American Airworthiness Standards.
PZL-10V engine mounted on the helicopter has received the certificate on conformity to the American Airworthiness Standards, issued by FAA air supervision authority.
At helicopter use for VIP passenger transportation the seats for 8 passengers are mounted in the cabin. Four litter patients and one medical attendant accompanying them can be placed in a cabin also. In cargo version the helicopter can transport up to 2100 kg of freight.
|Length of fuselage, m||14.21|
|Width of fuselage, m||1.75|
|Main wheel track, m||3.15|
|Diameter of rotor, m||15.7|
|Size of cabin (Length x Height x Width), m||3.21 x 1.38 x 1.55|
|Maximum take-off weight, kg||6 400|
|Empty helicopter weight, kg||3 630|
|Maximum weight of freight, kg
in cabin, kg
on the external load sling, kg
|Maximum limit speed, km/h||260|
|Cruiser speed, km/h||243|
|Maximum rate-of-climb, m/sec||10|
|Maximal ceiling, m||5300|
|Operating ceiling, m||3500|
|Flying range, km||798|
|Flight duration, h||4.56|