A124

ANTONOV An-124 Ruslan

Aircraft
Name
An-124 Ruslan
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code
L4J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
ANTONOV Ruslan
ANTONOV An-124 Ruslan

A124

Heavylift freighter. In service since 1987. Antonovs heavylift freighter development to replace the An-22. An-124 configuration is similar to the LOCKHEAD C-5 Galaxy. Only a limited number built and remain in service. Range with max payload is 3200nm, with 120t the range is 5200nm and with 40t range is 11900nm.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
73.30 m
Length (metric)
69.10 m
Height (metric)
20.78 m
Powerplant

4 x ZMKB Progress D-18T (229 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
Progress D-18T
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
140 kts
Distance
3000 m
MTOW
405000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
160 kts
ROC
800 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
270 kts
ROC
1200
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
270 kts
ROC
900 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.72
ROC
500 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
467 kts
MACH
0.78
Ceiling
390
Range
8900 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.72
ROD
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
2000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
250 kts
MCS
250 kts
ROD
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
140 kts
Distance
800 m

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