








The IAR80 fighter 

One of the early IAR80's


Technical data of the IAR  80
Wingspan

10.52 meters

Length

8.9 meters

Height

3.6 meters

Weight (empty)

2045 kg

Weight (loaded)

2483 kg

Maximum speed at 5000 meters

510 km/h

Climbs to 5000 meters

5 minutes and 27 seconds

Maximum operational ceiling

10500 meters

Range

760 km

Engine

IAR K14 II C32 rated at 857 HP ( serial numbers 1 to 20
) IAR K14 III C36 rated at 960 HP ( serial numbers 21 to 50)

Armament

4 FN 7.92 mm machine guns with 500 rounds each

Numbers produced

50

Serial numbers

150




The IAR80A fighter
Technical data of the IAR  80A
Wingspan

10.52 meters

Length

8.97 meters

Height

3.525 meters

Weight (empty)

2110 kg

Weight (loaded)

2720 kg

Maximum speed at 5000 meters

506 km/h

Climbs to 5000 meters

5 minutes and 50 sec.

Maximum operational ceiling

10500 meters

Range

730 km

Engine

IAR K14 C32 1000A1 rated at 1025 HP

Armament

6 FN 7.92 mm machine guns with 500 rounds each

Numbers produced

90

Serial numbers

5190 ; 106150 ; 175180



This number also includes 20 airplanes that were supposed to be delivered as IAR81A fighterbombers, but were completed as fighters instead ( the latter ones could also carry a 50 kg ( 220 lb) bomb or a 100 liters ( 26.4 gallons ) drop tank under the fuselage, thus increasing their range of action. 


Technical data of the IAR  80B
Wingspan

11 meters

Length

8.97 meters

Height

3.525 meters

Weight (empty)

2135 kg

Weight (loaded)

2810 kg

Maximum speed at 5000 meters

506 km/h

Climbs to 5000 meters

6 minutes and 30 seconds

Maximum operational ceiling

10000 meters

Range

730 km or 1030 km ( with the external fuel tank )

Engine

IAR K14 C32 1000A1 rated at 1025 HP

Armament

4 FN 7.92 mm machine guns plus 2 FN 13.2 mm machine
guns

Numbers produced

50

Serial numbers

181200 ; 201230
