Technical data
Type PS-5
Function Mail delivery, Passenger
Year 1940
Crew 1-2
Engines 1*730hp M-25B
Length 9.4m
Wingspan 12.2m
Wing area 26.8m2
Empty weight 1994kg
Loaded weight 2880kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 107
Power load (kg/hp) 3.9
Speed at 0m 331km/h
Speed at 3000m 368km/h
Landing Speed 135km/h
Takeoff Roll 17sec
350m
Landing Roll 20sec
400m
Turn time 18sec
Range 1300km
Ceiling 7500m
Climb
1000m 3.3min
5000m 13.0min
Payload
Seats 3
Load ~300kg

PS-5, I.G.Neman

Drawing (16k) of PS-5 from 'Modelist-Konstructor' magazine;

Passenger version of the R-10 reconnaissater/bomber. Retired R-10 were rebuilt (since 1940) to accommodate 3 passenger seats in the fuselage and compartment for cargo (mail).


References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.42;
  • Article in 'Modelist-Konstructor' magazine;
  • Predecessor(s)

    KhAI-5 prototype

    R-10
    reconnaissater

    Modified December 2, 1997 Back to
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