Technical data
Type Yak-18PS
Function trainer/aerobatic
Year 1969
Crew 1
Engine 300hp AI-14RF
Length ?m
Wing span 10.6m
Wing area 16.5m2
Speed ?km/h
Landing Speed ?km/h
Empty weight ?kg
Take off weight ?kg
Take off Roll ?m
Landing Roll ?m
Take off climb ?m/s
g-force range ?
Ceiling ?m
Range ?km

Yak-18PS by A.S.Yakovlev ('Max')

34k b/w Yak-18PS at 6th World Aerobatic Championship, Hullavington 1970. Photo by J.M.G.Gradidge from "Russian aircraft since 1940", p.453

Variant of Yak-18PM, 'step back' to the taildragger scheme of the original Yak-18. Main wheel semi-retract backwards, same way as on the Yak-18

Probable aim - to save weight on the undercarriage. First appeared at the 6th World Aerobatic Championship, Hullavington.


  • "Russian aircraft since 1940" by Jean Alexander, p.449...454;
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