SZD 54-2 Perkoz


This two-seater top model of the SZD-type-family of glassfibre composite combines the experience of 50 years of glider manufacturing with the latest experience of aerodynamics, design and ergonomics. The result enthuses experienced competition pilots as well as instructors and ambitious aerobatic pilots. The unique combination of extraordinary flight performance save and simple handling in all flying situations as well as a comfortable tandem cockpit with best visibility makes the PERKOZ the champion in its class.

The PERKOZ has been designed according to JAR-22 regulations for aerobatic flying and has been approved for aerobatic flying as well as for the utility category. The version with attached wingtips has a span of 20m and an extraordinary finesse ratio of 42.

The rigging of the PERKOZ is simple, save and fast due to the automatic controls. A hydraulic brake which has to be activated by a lever on the stick make the landing save and free of stress. The universal usability makes the PERKOZ unique and an optimum investment for clubs and private pilots.
Design life : 15.000 hrs
Actually approved operating time: approval expected
Factory warranty: 24 months

Technical Data:

Wing Span

Overall Length

Wing Area

Aspect Ratio

Empty Glider Mass

All-up Mass

Stalling Speed

Maximum L/D (at V = 95 km/h)

Minimum Sinking (at V = 82 / 78 km/h)

Never Exceed Speed


17,50 / 20.00 m

8,25 m

16,36 / 17,82 m2

18,7 / 24,75

365 / 379 kg

585U / 565 A / 600kg

62,9 / 61,6 km/h

37 / 41,8

0,66 / 058 m/s

240 U / 265 A 7 240 km/h





"World`s best value in a two-place aerobatic sailplane."

World`s best value in a two-place aerobatic sailplaneThe SZD-50-3 PUCHACZ is a two-place training and aerobatics sailplane desigend primarily for clubs and soaring schools. The Puchacz features beautifully finished fiberglass construction, a quiet and comfortable tandem cockpit, and exceptional handling qualitites. This combination of characteristics has established the Puchacz as one of the world`s most favourite two-place sailplanes. The Puchacz meets both OSTIV and JAR-22 Utility Category certification requirements.... plus, it is approved for extended aerobatics including inverted flight and rolling manoeuvres. It is solidly built of fiberglass epoxy composite and protected by a durable polyurethane. It is among the easiest two-place sailplane to assemble. A singel pin secures the wings in place. Rigging the tailplane is even easier, with a springloaded locking pin automatically securing the assembly. Connection of all flight controls is fully automatic. The spacious cockpit has adjustable front rudder pedals and an adjustable rear seat to accommodate pilots of all sizes in comfort. The one piece side-opening canopy provides outstanding visibility for both pilots. The front instruments are arranged so that they can be easily viewed from the rear seat; however, a rear instruments panel is also available as an option. But the real secret to the PUCHACZ popularity is its excellent handling qualities, both on the ground and in flight. Flight instructors and experienced pilots often describe the Puchacz as the nicest flying two-place sailplane they`ve ever flown. Fly it once - we think you`ll agree!

Technical Data




Wing Area

Aspect Ratio

Empty Glider Mass

All-up Mass

Load Factors

Maximum L/D (at V = 85 km/h)

Stalling Speed

Minimum Sinking (at V = 75 km/h)

Never Exceed Speed

Design Life

Factory Warranty

16,67 m

8,38 m

2,04 m

18,16 mē


360-370 kg

570 kg



60 km/h

0,7 m/s

215 km/h

12000 hours

24 months