General Information
Type L-6
Function Passenger
Year 2000?
Crew 1
Powerplant (2)
Type VAZ-416
Takeoff Power 180hp
Cruising Power 160hp
Size (m)
Length 10
Height 2.25
Wingspan 14.2
Wing area (m2) 21.5
Weights (kg) and loads
Empty 1050
Maximum takeoff 1800
Wing Load 84kg/m2
Power load 5kg/hp
Speed (km/h)
Maximum 220
Cruising 170
Landing ?
Roll (m)
Takeoff ?
Landing ?
Range (km)
Practical 900
Ceiling (m)
Practical 4000
Climb (m/sec)
at 0m 5
Payload (kg)
Fuel ?
Cargo ?
Cabin size LxWxH ?m3
Seats 5

L-6 and L-6M amphibian aircraft by NPO Aero-Volga

L-6 at Helendzhik (Aviapress)

L-6 flying boat made first appearance at the Helendzhik-2000 hydro-aviation show. This aircraft is an example of successful combination of private capital (Aero-Volga carrier based at Samara) and skilled team of designers and workers.

L-6 scale model at the TsAGI hydrochannel
(NPO Avia-Volga)

The L-6 was designed and built in 9 months, including research of a scale model at the TsAGI hydrochannel. After 2 months of aircraft trials it covered route from Samara to Helendzhik on its own wings to take part in the airshow.

Aircraft is powered by VAZ-Lada Wankel-type engine.

MAKS-2001 photos

In June 2001 modified variant L-6M was presented at the MAKS-2001 airshow. It appears to have different engine cowling and modified forward hull section.

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  • HydroAviaSalon-2000

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