Polish Aviation Industry - Part 07
Doświadczalne Warsztaty Lotnicze 1925-1939
The Experimental Aviation Workshop in short DWL was a Polish aviation company that designed and produced planes under the RWD designation. We can take December 1925 - September 1, 1939 as the time frame.
Airplanes of the Experimental Aircraft Factory in Warsaw.
SL-1 Akar - 1922, Adam Karpinski's glider.
SL-2 Czarny Kot - 1923, Jerzy Drzewiecki's glider.
SL-3 - 1924, the glider of Zygmunt Puławski and Jerzy Bistarm.
JD-2 ("factory number" SL-4) - 1926, the first sports plane, two-seater, low wing.
WR-1 - 1927, sports, two-seater, high-wing.
PS-1 - 1928, sports, two-seater, high-wing.
RWD-1 - 1928, sports, tourist, two-seater, high-wing.
JD-2 bis - 1929, sports, two-seater, low wing.
RWD-2 - 1929, sports, tourist, two-seater, high-wing.
RWD-3 - 1930, liaison, sports, two-seater.
RWD-4 - 1930, sports, tourist, two-seater, high-wing.
RWD-5 - 1931, sports, tourist, two-seater, high-wing.
RWD-7 - 1931, sports, record-breaking, two-seater.
RWD-6 - 1932, sports, competition, two-seater.
RWD-5 bis - 1933, rally, single seat.
RWD-8 dwl - 1933, school, two-seater.
RWD-9 S - 1933, sports, competition, tourist, 4-seater.
RWD-10 - 1933, single-seat, aerobatic.
RWD-8 pws - 1934, a school two-seater, mass-produced at the Podlasie Aircraft Factory.
RWD-13 - 1935, sports, tourist, 3-seater.
RWD-14 Czapla - 1935, observation unit, 2 seats.
RWD-11 - 1936, low wing, twin-engine, passenger, 8-seater.
RWD-16 - 1936, sport, light aircraft, 2-seater, low-wing.
RWD-13 S - 1937, sanitary three people (including one on a stretcher).
RWD-15 - 1937, sports, tourist, available, 5-seater.
RWD-17 - 1937, training, aerobatic, 2-seater.
RWD-20 - 1937, experimental with a front wheel.
RWD-16 bis - 1938, sports, light aircraft, 2-seater.
RWD-17 W - 1938, seaplane, RWD-17 on floats.
RWD-19 - 1938, a sports record-breaking, 2-seater, low wing aircraft.
RWD-23 - 1939, glass, two-seater, low wing with open cabins.
RWD-21 - 1939, sports, 2-seater, low wing.
RWD-18 - 1939, tourist, service, high-wing, two-engine, not completed.
RWD-22 - planned for 1940, patrol-torpedo seaplane, twin-engine, low-wing.
RWD-25 - planned for 1940, fighter plane.
Written by Karol Placha Hetman