PZL P.23 and P.43 "Karas"

P.23

P.43

PZL P-23B

P23

 

Type

 Reconnaissance plane and light bomber

Armament

 P.23 - 3 x 7,7mm Browning/KM Wz 33 MG
700kg bombload
P.43 - 4 x 7,7mm Browning/KM Wz 33 MG
700kg bombload

Engine

 P.23A - 1 x PZL Pegasus II 9cyl radial engine 580hp
P.23B - 1 x PZL Pegasus VIII 9cyl radial engine 680hp
P.43A - 1 x Gnôme-Rhône 14 Kfs 14cyl two row radial engine 930hp
P.43B - 1 x Gnôme-Rhône 14 N1 14cyl two row radial engine 980hp

Weight

P.23 - Empty 1.928kg - Max take-off 3.138kg

Crew

 3

Speed

 P.23A - 320km/h
P.23B - 350km/h
P.43B - 365km/h

Year of construction

 1936 - 1938

Quantity

PZL 23 -  250
PZL 43 - 52

User

 Poland  Bulgaria and Romania

Manufacturer

 Panstwowe Zaklady Lotnicze