Zivko Edge 540

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General Info

  • Name: Zivko Edge 540
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  • Country: USA
  • Manufacturer: Zivko Aeronautics Inc.
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  • Type: Airplane
  • Category: Civil Aircraft
  • Sub Type: Aerobatic aircraft
  • Manufacturing date: Jan 1900
  • Maiden flight: Jan 1900

Technical characteristics

  • Empty weight: 531 kg
  • Length: 6.27 m
  • Height: 2.87 m
  • Wing area: 9.1 m2
  • Rate of climb: 18.8 m/s
  • Max speed: 426 km/h
  • Max takeoff weight: 816 kg
  • Wingspan: 7.42 m


The Zivko Edge 540 manufactured by Zivko Aeronautics is a highly aerobatic aircraft. Capable of a 420 degree per second roll rate and a 3,700 foot per minute climb rate, it has been flown to victory on the international Unlimited aerobatics circuit several times since the mid-1990s. A tandem-seat version is sold as the Edge 540T.

The Zivko Edge 540X is the most common aircraft used in the Red Bull Air Race World Series – in fact all champions of the World Series have flown this aircraft.

Source Wikipedia.org.






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