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PZL.56 Kania Aircraft Information

PZL.56 Kania

PZL.56 Kania

National origin: Poland
Manufacturer: Państwowe Zakłady Lotnicze
Status: Project
Primary user: Polish Air Force (planned)
Developed from: PZL.50 Jastrząb

PZL.56 Kania was a Polish pre-war initial project of fighter aircraft designed by Wsiewołod Jakimiuk of the PZL works. A single-seat low-wing monoplane was development of PZL.50 Jastrząb fighter powered by 1100 hp Hispano-Suiza 12Y inline engine. Project prepared in August 1939 was rejected in favour of PZL.55 designed by Jerzy Dąbrowski.

Planned specifications (PZL.56 Kania)

General characteristics

Crew: 1
Powerplant: 1x Hispano-Suiza 12Y inline engine, 1100 hp


Maximum speed: over 500 km/h

Related development

PZL.50 Jastrząb
PZL.53 Jastrząb II


Glass, Andrzej. Polskie Konstrukcje Lotnicze Vol.3 (In Polish). Sandomierz, Poland: Wydawnictwo Stratus, 2008.

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