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PZL-Świdnik S.A.

PZL-Świdnik (founded in 1951) is Poland’s only helicopter manufacturer with the full capability to design, develop, manufacture and support its products. PZL-Świdnik with its 3,240 employees is also the biggest aerospace manufacturer in Poland and one of the biggest employers in South East Poland. As well as producing helicopters, in addition
PZL-Świdnik is also a well renowned manufacturer of aircraft structures in the fixed wing sector for leading aerospace companies around the world.
  • SW-4:
The SW-4 is a light single multi-purpose helicopter designed to carry up to 5 people, including pilot(s) under day and night VFR conditions. Modern technology, low operational cost and ease of flying make the SW-4 an excellent entry point to the light turbine helicopter segment.  It is perfectly suited for passenger transport, primary and advanced training, patrolling and surveillance and has the best range of operation in its class. Furthermore, technical solution implemented by PZL`s technicians makes the helicopter easy  to reconfigure.  Access to the main cabin area is through two rear sliding doors and two forward hinged doors on both sides of the fuselage. Sw-4 can carry up to 150 kgs in the 0,83m3 baggage compartment.
The SW-4 is equipped with Rolls-Royce 250 C20-R/2(SP) (336kW, 450shp, 457KM) turboshaft engine. 
  • W-3A Sokół:
The W-3A Sokół is a 6-tonne class twin-engine multipurpose helicopter, capable of carrying up to 2 pilots and 12 passengers. It has proven to be a very effective, rugged and reliable helicopter in all conditions.
Highly flexible, with significant internal and external cargo capacity, W-3A can perform in a wide range of operations making it an excellent utility helicopter.
Featuring outstanding operational capability, the A low cost to useful load ratio and very easy maintenance operations make the W-3A particularly attractive for operators in a wide range of applications.
  • SW-4 Puszczyk:
SW-4 Puszczyk is perfectly suited for passenger transport, primary  and advanced training, patrolling and surveillance. Helicopter provides the best range of operation in its class. The use of the SW-4 for training purposes by the Polish Army ensures it meets pilot training regulations and NATO standards.
Puszczyk has hydraulic powered removable dual controls, crashworthy seats and capability for day and night flights simulating IFR. Furthermore, it is  compatible with NVG goggles. Emergency simulation unit allow to simulate helicopter stability and controllability in emergency situations such as: hydraulic system failuare, attitude indicator failuare, gyro-compas failuare.
  • W-3PL Głuszec:
W-3PL is designed for combat support and destroying moving and stationary armored target and enemy troops. Helicopter fulfills search and rescue missions.Multipurpose Combat Helicopter is a result of experience of Polish Air Brigade gained in combat missions in Iraq. Final version of the helicopter is result of cooperation of Polish Land Forces and Polish defence industry.
  • AW149:
The AW149 answers a growing demand for the next generation, affordable, multi-purpose medium class helicopter, for military and government agencies. Fully digitised and with an open systems architecture (OSA) and fully integrated mission equipment, the AW149 is designed for the modern battlefield. With a rugged construction incorporating crashworthy features, such as up to eighteen crashworthy troop seats and excellent access and egress, the AW149 maximises survivability. Twin engines ensure high performance in hot and high conditions. A 4-axis auto-pilot and advanced latest generation avioni


Wytwórnia Sprzętu Komunikacyjnego
"PZL-Świdnik" Spółka Akcyjna
Phone: (+48) 81 722 50 00, (+48) 81 446 80 00


Słowa kluczowe

- Nacelles

- Gears

- Engine cowling

- Galwanic coatings

- Mechanical machining

- Parts and assammblies for landing gears

- Heat treatment

- Subassamblies for helicopters and aircrafts

- Production of subassamblies for aircrafts

- Gear boxes

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