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PZL W-3   Contruction Numbers
Explanation | Location | Examples
  The construction number format of PZL-Świdnik built W-3 helicopters is VV.BB.NN where:

VV is the basic version of the rotorcraft:

      30 = prototypes
      31 = transport version
      32 = ambulance version
      33 = passenger version
      36 = armed multi-role version
      37 = version with Type Certificate according to FAR Part 29
      39 = sea rescue version

BB is the production batch number.
NN is the number within the production batch.

 
Explanation | Location | Examples
  The construction number is pressed into a metal plate which is to be found on the right side of the cockpit instrument panel. The construction number is easily readable also from the outside. Normally the contruction number is additionally painted on both sides of the tail boom. Both on civil and military aircraft.  
Explanation | Location | Examples
    ПЗЛ СОКОЛ
Н° ЗАВОД 30.01.05
ПЗЛ СВИДНИК


5th rotorcraft of the 1st production batch
 
    ПЗЛ СОКОЛ
Н° ЗАВОД 30.01.06
ПЗЛ СВИДНИК


6th rotorcraft of the 1st production batch
 
    PZL SOKOL W-3AS
S/N 31.03.06
PZL ŚWIDNIK


6th rotorcraft of the 3rd production batch
 
    PZL W-3A2 SOKÓŁ
S/N 37.05.08
PZL ŚWIDNIK S.A.Poland


8th rotorcraft of the 5th production batch
 
    PZL SOKÓŁ
NR. FABR. 360604
PZL ŚWIDNIK


4th rotorcraft of the 6th production batch
 
    PZL SOKÓŁ
NR. FABR. 360613
PZL ŚWIDNIK


13th rotorcraft of the 6th production batch
 
Page last updated 21 August 2013