ANTONOV An-124

TYPE: Transport jet

DESCRIPTION: A heavy transport jet featuring a lifting capacity of 150 tonnes powered by four D-18T 23,400-kgf engines. The maiden flight was made on 26 December, 1982. Since 1985, the aircraft has been under series production at the Aviastar plant (Ulyanovsk), first planes were built in Kiev, wings are manufactured at the Tashkent-based Aircraft Production Association named after Valery Chkalov (TAPOiCh). 54 aircraft were built. The primary versions are the An-124 military transport operated by the Russian Air Force and the An-124-100 civilian transport.

POWERPLANTS: 4 x D-18T 23,400-kgf engines.

Basic specifications
Length, m 69.1
Wing span, m 73.3
Wing area, sq.m 628
Empty weight, kg 175000
Max take-off weight, kg 405000
Commercial toad, kg 150000
Max speed, km/h 850
Cruising speed, km/h 800
Cervice ceiling, m 9500
Range, km 4500

 

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