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 An-124 Ruslan
ANTONOV 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: 
73.30 m
Length: 
69.10 m
Height: 
20.78 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
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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