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IAR 80

CountryRomania
ManufacturerIndustria Aeronautică Romānă
Primary RoleFighter

Contributor:

ww2dbaseThe IAR 80 aircraft were lightly armed, short-range fighters with an all-metal construction. They were first flown in 1938, and were used throughout the war. As Romania joined the Axis alliance, later IAR 80 fighters were equipped with German armaments.

ww2dbaseSource: Wikipedia.

Last Major Revision: Aug 2006

SPECIFICATIONS

IAR 80
MachineryOne IAR K14-IV C32 24-cylinder air-cooled engine rated at 960hp
Armament4x7.92mm FN machine guns
Crew1
Span10.52 m
Length8.90 m
Height3.60 m
Wing Area16.00 m²
Weight, Empty1,780 kg
Weight, Maximum2,250 kg
Speed, Maximum510 km/h
Service Ceiling10,500 m
Range, Normal940 km

IAR 80A
MachineryOne IAR K14-1000A 14-cylinder air-cooled engine rated at 1,025hp
Armament6x7.92mm FN machine guns
Span9.09 m
Length9.22 m
Height3.82 m
Wing Area17.00 m²
Weight, Empty1,617 kg
Weight, Maximum2,248 kg
Speed, Maximum510 km/h
Service Ceiling9,500 m
Range, Normal1,150 km

IAR 81C
MachineryOne IAR K14-1000A 14-cylinder air-cooled engine rated at 1,025hp
Armament2x20mm MG 151/20, 4x7.92mm FN machine guns
Span9.09 m
Length9.22 m
Height3.82 m
Wing Area17.00 m²
Weight, Empty2,200 kg
Weight, Maximum2,980 kg
Speed, Maximum550 km/h
Service Ceiling9,500 m
Range, Normal730 km

Photographs

Cockpit and instrumentation of IAR 80A aircraft, date unknown




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Cockpit and instrumentation of IAR 80A aircraft, date unknown




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