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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
 
 
 
ПЗЛ СОКОЛ
Н° ЗАВОД 30.01.06
ПЗЛ СВИДНИК
 
 
 
PZL SOKOL W-3AS
S/N 31.02.08
PZL ŚWIDNIK
 
 
 
PZL SOKOL W-3AS
S/N 31.03.06
PZL ŚWIDNIK
 
 
 
PZL SOKÓŁ
NR. FABR. 370503
PZL ŚWIDNIK
 
 
 
PZL W-3A2 SOKÓŁ
S/N 37.05.08
PZL ŚWIDNIK S.A.Poland
 
 
 
PZL SOKÓŁ
NR. FABR. 360604
PZL ŚWIDNIK
 
 
 
PZL SOKÓŁ
NR. FABR. 360613
PZL ŚWIDNIK
 
 
 
PZL SOKÓŁ
NR. FABR. 36.09.01
PZL ŚWIDNIK
 
 
 
37.05.03
 
370509
 
360906