Zlin Z 42, Z 43, Z 142, Z 242 & Z 143
This arrangement of two seat coaches and four seat light flying machine was at first created to trade for the effective Zlin Trener.
The beginning Z 42 was created amid the mid 1960s and seats two side by side. It flew surprisingly on October 17 1967. The enhanced Z 42m then presented a consistent pace propeller and the bigger tail created for the Z 43 four seater, and supplanted the Z 42 in generation in 1974.
Improvement of the two seat line proceeded with the further enhanced Z 142, which flew surprisingly on December 29 1979. Progressions presented incorporated a bigger cockpit shade and faired undercarriage. The Z 142 stayed in generation in Z 142c structure to the mid 1990s. The most recent two seater of this family to be created is the 150kw (200hp) Textron Lycoming Aeio360 level four controlled Z 242 L. Changes aside from the motor incorporate a three sharpened steel consistent pace prop and reconsidered motor cowling profile. In the first place flight was on February 14 1990.
Advancement of the four seat displays, the Z 43 and Z 143, has emulated that of the two seaters. The Z 43 showed up a year later than the Z 42, flying shockingly on December 10 1968. The Z 42 and Z 43 offer the same essential airframe, however vary in that the Z 43 peculiarities a bigger and more extensive lodge with seating for four, and an all the more influential motor. The flow Z 143 L flew surprisingly on April 24 1992, and is comparative in structure to the Z 242, yet again varies in having a bigger lodge with seating for four and an all the more influential Textron Lycoming O-540 motor.
Pictures of Zlin Z 42, Z 43, Z 142, Z 242 & Z 143