What kind of aircraft does PZL make?
PZL also mass-produced a light bomber, PZL.23 Karaś, and a modern medium bomber, PZL.37 Łoś, as well as building small numbers of sport aircraft ( PZL.5, PZL.19, PZL.26 ), and liaison aircraft ( PZL Ł.2 ); and developing prototypes of passenger aircraft.
Are radial engines used in motorcycles?
Motorcycles are usually recognised as having a Single Cylinder, Parallel Twin, V-Twin, Boxer Twin, Triples, Inline-4, V-4, Inline-6, Flat-4, Flat-6 and Oval-Piston V-4. What you may not realise is that Radial Engines are not a new invention, and have a history of being used in both aeroplanes and motorcycles.
Are there any PZL MD-12 planes?
An attempt of producing and airliner PZL MD-12 was unsuccessful. The best-known designs are the PZL-104 Wilga utility aircraft, which was produced in larger numbers than any other Polish-designed aircraft; and the PZL-106 Kruk agricultural aircraft.
Do Verdel radial engine motorcycles still exist?
Although it is believed that none of the original Verdel Radial Engine motorcycles exist today, there are a few working replicas. The 1912 Verdel was powered by a 750cc Overhead Valve 5 Cylinder Radial Engine manufactured by Verdel, while the motorcycle was built by Packard, both companies located in the United Kingdom.
What happened to PZL Mielec?
In 1998 the state factory WSK PZL-Mielec went bankrupt and was changed into the state-owned Polskie Zakłady Lotnicze Sp.z o.o. (Polish Aviation Works) (PZL Mielec). On March 16, 2007, PZL Mielec was purchased by the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (UTX).
When did PZL stop making their own planes?
No own designs were produced for a decade, and only in late 1950s, after the stalinist period (1956), did the PZL brand return to designing new aircraft.