MiG-201

TYPE: Light utility twin-prop transport.

PROGRAMME: First details announced in mid-2003. Due to enter production at Lukhovitsy plant in 2005-06.

CURRENT VERSIONS: MiG-201: As described.
MiG-201M: Alternative power plant of two 324 kW (435 hp) Teledyne Continental GTSIO-520F flat-six piston engines.
MiG-201MT1: Turboprop version with two 560 kW (751 shp) Walter M 601Es.
MiG-201MT2: Alternative turboprop version with two Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42s, each rated at up to 634 kW (850 shp). Range 755 n miles (1,400 km; 869 miles) with max payload.

COSTS: US$650,000 with M-9 engines; US$1,400,000 with PT6A-42 engines.

DESIGN FEATURES: Replacement for Antonov An-2 utility biplane, but with twin engines. Rugged construction and short-field performance with maximum of 10 occupants or equivalent freight.
High, constant-chord wing; moderately sweptback fin with ventral fillet; low-mounted, constant-chord tailplane. Service life 40,000 hours.

STRUCTURE: Generally of metal.

LANDING GEAR: Tricycle type; retractable.

POWER PLANT: Two 327 kW (434 hp) VOKBM M-9FS nine-cylinder radial engines, each driving an MT-Propeller MTV-9 three-blade, variable-pitch propeller.

DIMENSIONS, EXTERNAL:  
Freight door (port): Height 1.22 m (3 ft 11¼ in)
  Width 1.30 m (4 ft 3¼ in)
DIMENSIONS, INTERNAL:  
Cabin: Length 4.50 (14 ft 9 in)
  Max width 1.52 m (4 ft 11¾ in)
  Max height 1.35 m (4 ft 5¼ in)
WEIGHTS AND LOADINGS:  
Weight empty, equipped 2,850 kg (6,283 lb)
Max payload 1,000 kg (2,205 lb)
Max fuel weight 650 kg (1,433 lb)
Max T-O weight 3,900 kg (8,598 lb)
PERFORMANCE:  
Max level speed 205 kt (380 km/h; 236 mph)
Econ cruising speed 162 kt (300 km/h; 186 mph)
Service ceiling 6.000 m (19,680 ft)
T-O run 390 m (1,280 ft)
Range: with 850 kg (1,874 lb) payload 297 n miles (550 km; 341 miles)
  with 550 kg (1,213 lb) payload 1,025 n miles (1,900 km; 1,180 miles)

 

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