Technical data
Type Yak-13
Function Liaison
Year 1945
Crew 1
Engines 1*145hp M-11FM
Length 8.45m
Wingspan 11.5m
Wing area 22.0m2
Empty weight 868kg
Loaded weight (normal) 1230kg
Loaded weight (maximum) 1310kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 56
Power load (kg/hp) 8.5
Speed at 0m 245km/h
Landing Speed 89km/h
Landing Roll 375m
Takeoff Roll 330m
Range 815km
Flight Endurance 3.5h
Ceiling 4000m
Rate at 0m 4.2m/sec
1000m 4.2min
Fuel 94+14kg
Seats 2-3

Yak-13 (Yak-12), A.S.Yakovlev

31k b/w "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.332

Low-wing 3-4 seat liaison monoplane with enclosed cockpit, built in November 1944. Designation Yak-12 fas replaced by Yak-13 after design stage was completed. Yak-13 was equipped by VISh-327 variable-pitch propeller designed by G.M.Zaslavskij. Construction - mostly wood/plywood, with aluminum skin on tailplane and fin, fabric - on ailerons and tail controls.

Aluminum landing flaps installed under the fuselage and wing roots. Main landing gear - retractable, tailwheel - fixed.

Trials took place in 1945. Performance was found good, but contemporary high-wing Yak-10 was found more promising. Yak-13 was abandoned.



  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.332-333;
  • Yak-13, Yakovlev

  • Created January 25, 1996
    Modified February 16, 1999
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