MiG-110

TYPE: Twin turboprop transport.

PROGRAMME: Design began February 1992; shown in model form at Moscow Air Show 1993; development received government approval January 1994 and proceeded at low priority until 1997, when completion of MiG-AT design released staff and facilities for more rapid progress; by late 1998, mockup assembled and one-third of construction documentation was complete. On 27 October 1998, ANL Handelsgesellschaft of Austria signed LoI for funding of MiG-110 design and prototype construction; ANL intends to assemble aircraft in Austria from Russian kits. Interest was being maintained in late 2001, involving Austrian purchase of MiG-29 fighters. RSK 'MiG' confirmed continuation of negotiations in December 2002.
Main production previously intended by Sokol at Nizhny Novgorod; however, by late 2002 Voronin production plant of RSK 'MiG' was claiming responsibility for series production and announced intention to begin fabrication of prototype during 2003. MiG delayed formation of prototype committee from late 2000 to early 2001. Promotion continued throughout 2001, but little progress reported towards construction of prototype; further mockup conference held in June 2002, when targets reset as completion of design documentation by end of 2002; prototype assembly begun late 2003; first flight 2005; and certification in 2007.
Contender in Russian Air Forces competition to replace Antonov An-24/An-26; Myasishcev M-60 (EhMZ), Su-80 and Tu-136 are rival designs.

CURRENT VERSIONS: MiG-110: Baseline version.
MiG-110A: Austrian-assembled version.
MiG-110M: Western avionics and engines. MiG-110VT (Voyenno Transportnaya: Military Transport): Proposed light tactical transport for Russian Air Forces.
MiG-110PR: Proposed SAR/reconnaissance variant for Russian Air Forces.

CUSTOMERS: Some 200 "ordered" by 20 Russian airlines up to February 2000; estimated world market for 1,900, including 1,200 in CIS.

COSTS: Programme cost estimated as US$100 million in late 2000; unit cost US$7.5 million (2002); break-even after 40 to 50 aircraft.

DESIGN FEATURES: Optimised for ease of rear acess to cargo hold and comparatively wide track landing gear. Cabin can be equipped for passenger, combined cargo/passenger or cargo operations, day or night in all weathers.
High wing monoplane; anhedral centre-section between twin booms carrying engines at front and twin fins at rear; horizontal tail surfaces between fin tips; winglets for reduced drag; fuselage pod slung from centre-section, with upward-hinged rear fuselage section and loading ramp. Intended service life 40,000 hours.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual. Twin rudders.

LANDING GEAR: Tricycle type, with twin wheels on each unit. Mainwheels retract rearwards into booms; nosewheel retracts forward. Optional floatplane version.

POWER PLANT: Two 2,059 kW (2,762 shp) Klimov TV7-117S Srs 2 turboprops; six-blade Stupino SV-34 propellers.

ACCOMMODATION: Two crew; seats for up to 48 passengers; or provisions for 15 passengers and 3,500 kg (7,715 lb) of freight, or 5,000 kg (11,023 lb) of freight, including containers (up to four ZAK-1) and vehicles loaded via a rear ramp after tailcone is hinged upwards. Accommodation pressurised. Main passenger door, with integral stairs, port side, front.

DIMENSIONS, EXTERNAL:  
Wing span 25.00 m (82 ft 0¼ in)
Length overall 18.90 m (62 ft 1 in)
Height overall 5.385 m (17 ft 8 in)
DIMENSIONS, INTERNAL:  
Cargo cabin: Length 7.40 m (24 ft 3¼ in)
  Max width 2.20 m (7 ft 2½ in)
  Height: min 2.20 m (7 ft 2½ in)
   max 2.76 m (9 ft 0¾ in)
WEIGHTS AND LOADINGS:  
Max payload: paved runway 5,500 kg (12,125 lb)
  unpaved runway 3,500 kg (7,716 lb)
Fuel weight: normal 2,000 kg (4,409 lb)
  max 3,500 kg (7,716 lb)
Max T-O weight: paved runway 15,300 kg (33,730 lb)
  unpaved runway 12,850 kg (28,329 lb)
PERFORMANCE (estimated):  
Max level speed 297 kt (550 km/h; 341 mph)
Max cruising speed 270 kt (500 km/h; 310 mph)
Cruising altitude 7,000 m (22,960 ft)
Balanced field length 1,000 m (3,280 ft)
Range, 30 min reserves: with 4,500 kg (9,921 lb) payload 1,042 n miles (1,930 km; 1,199 miles)
  with full fuel and 2,660 kg (5,864 lb) payload 2,173 n miles (4,025 km; 2,501 miles)

 

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