Training RoleMushshak meets the requirement of a modern primary training syllabus and is an ideal basic trainer. Aircraft is ideal for:
Army Co-operation MissionsBesides primary flying training, Mushshak is also suited for a wide range of army co-operation missions including:
|Engine (Mushshak)||Propeller (Mushshak)|
|Type: Textron Lycoming IO-360 A1B6
Power: 200 HP (at 2700 RPM at standard sea level conditions)
|A Hartzell, USA two-blade constant speed metal propeller
is installed on the engine.
|Engine (Super Mushshak)||Propeller (Super Mushshak)|
|Type: Textron Lycoming IO-540 V4A5||Super Mushshak has been qualified with both three and two
blade propellers from McCauley and Hartzell of USA respectively.
|Time between Overhaul (TBO)|
TBO for engine is 2000 hours.
Power: 260 HP (at 2700 RPM at ISA conditions)
|Spacious side by side cockpit giving contact between the pilot and the
co-pilot / observer or between the student and the instructor for
effective "watch me" instruction
Adjustable seats fitted with straps incorporating auto lock inertia reels
Typical avionics equipment configuration includes UHF/
VHF radio, GPS, VOR, Transponder, ADF etc
Third crew member can be accommodated in the rear cabin
|The basic design philosophy behind Mushshak offers an
Flexibility, covering both army co-operation and primary flying training
Excellent forward and downward visibility supplemented by a good rearward visibility
Good ground clearance even with bulky under wing stores and high crosswind capability for operation from narrow strips and roads
Up to 300 Kg/660 lbs external load carrying capability (including pylons)
Heavy duty landing gear
Large baggage compartment in the rear part of the cabin easily accessible through a door on the port side of the fuselage.
This space can also accommodate a third crew member
Good handling characteristics
Good short/rough field performance
Full aerobatic capability, maximum limit load factor +6/-3 in Aerobatics category
Ease of maintenance and repair even in field
Structure life of 9500 hrs
|Based on two integral fuel tanks holding a total of 47 US gallons
Bendix RSA type fuel injection system
Houses engine driven fuel pump for normal operation
Electric fuel pump for emergency conditions
|Flight Control System|
|Efficient dual flight controls including conventional centre
stick type control columns and adjustable rudder pedals.
Primary control surfaces are operated through a direct mechanical
|The following optional equipment can also
be made available on request:
Blind Flying Screen: There is a provision for installation and removal of blind screen for instrument flying.
Sun Blinds: Canopy perspex as well as rear cabin perspex can be provided with adjustable sun-blind.
Third Seat: Aircraft incorporates fitting for the installation of third seat in the rear portion of the cabin.
Electric Trim: Reliable and effective elevator and rudder electrical cum manual trim can be installed easily.
Air Conditioner: One of the most effective and reliable Enviro
R-134 environmental friendly air conditioning system can be installed.
Avionics suite: Customized avionics suit or glass cockpit can be added as per customers request.
|Wing Area: 11.9 m2/128 sq ft
Sweep Forward: 5°
Airfoil Thickness: 10%
|Span: 2.80 m/9 ft 2 in
Area: 2.10 m2/22.6 sq ft
Airfoil Thickness: 12%
|Main Data||Vertical Tail|
|Length: 7 m/23 ft (Mushahak)
7.15 m/23.5 ft (Super Mushshak)
Height: 2.60 m/8 ft 6 ½in
Span: 8.85 m/29 ft
Wheel Track: 2.2 m/7 ft 2 ½ in
Wheel base : 1.58 m/5 ft 2 ½ in
|Height: 1.32 m/4 ft 4 in
Area: 1.52 m2/16.3 sq ft
Airfoil Thickness: 12%
Sweep, Leading Edge: 36°
Sweep, Trailing Edge: 8°
The users of Mushshak and Super Mushshak are: