On 23 July 1955 the first prototype was flown of a two-seat basic trainer designated P.Z.L. TS-8 and later named
Bies (fiend). A cantilever low-wing monoplane with retractable tricycle landing gear, powered by a Narkiewicz WN-3 radial engine and accommodating two in tandem beneath a jettisonable transparent canopy, initial deliveries to the Polish air force began in 1958. The type established several class speed records, and that set on 20 May 1957, of 320.362km/h over a 2000km closed circuit, remained unbeaten until August 1982. This fully aerobatic trainer remained in service for some six years, initial deliveries of the TS-11 Iskra which replaced it in service in the Polish air force beginning in 1964.
|A three-view drawing (804 x 992)|
| ENGINE||1 x Narkiewicz WN-3 piston engine, 246kW|
| Take-off weight||1600 kg||3527 lb|
| Empty weight||1070 kg||2359 lb|
| Wingspan||10.5 m||34 ft 5 in|
| Length||8.5 m||28 ft 11 in|
| Height||3.3 m||11 ft 10 in|
| Wing area||19.1 m2||205.59 sq ft|
| Max. speed||312 km/h||194 mph|
| Ceiling||6000 m||19700 ft|
| Range||800 km||497 miles|
|thomasdampf, e-mail, 06.09.2011 21:02|
Hallo liebe polnischen Flugzeugfans
Wir hoffen das Ihr diese wunderschöne Maschine wieder zum fliegen bringt,nachdem diese im Erzgebirge notlanden mußte.
Viel Erfolg bei der Reperatur der Maschine wünscht Thomas Dampf
|Kalrin, 17.05.2008 16:30|
bies - name of demon from slavic mythology
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