EM-10 Bielik

The aircraft ZRPSL EM-10 Bielik is a light two-seat jet trainer for the training of military pilots. It is designed and manufactured in Poland by the manufacturer MARGANSKI & Myslowski. The two seats in tandem in the cockpit ejection seats. The cabin pressure is vented. The machine is a low-wing monoplane with a double rudder assembly. The landing gear is retractable. Of the wing, which is provided with a super-critical profile, having slats and the ailerons serve as flaps. In the series, a simple type of thrust vector control is provided. The hull is mostly made ​​of glass fiber composite materials. The rear hull is however made ​​of aluminum. Overall, the machine greatly resembles a scaled F- 18th

The first flight took place on 4 June 2003 from 17:28 clock local time.


  • Crew: two man
  • Drive: a General Electric J85 turbojet with 13.5 kN thrust
  • Length: 9.00 m
  • Height: 2.50 m
  • Wingspan 6.60 m
  • Wing area: 11.9 m²
  • Empty weight: 1700 kg
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2500 kg
  • Maximum speed: 1000 km / h
  • Minimum speed: 155 km / h
  • Climb rate near the ground: 75 m / s
  • Range: 2500 km