L101

LOCKHEED TriStar

Aircraft
Name
TriStar
Manufacturer
Body
Wide
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code
L3J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted and fin-integrated
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
LOCKHEED TriStar
LOCKHEED L-1011 TriStar

L101

Long range wide-body airliner. In service since 1972 (L1011-500 since 1979). Lockheed's second and last wide-body airliner development. Built in the standard fuselage models:

  • 1/100/200, with different powerful engines and the short fuselage version L1011-500.
  • L1011-250 combines fuselage of 200 with powerplant of 500. Production ceased in 1983.
  • KC-1 and C-2 strategic tanker and freighter conversions of L1011-500 for Royal Air Force.

Specs:

  • L1011-200: MTOW 211,375kg.
  • L1011-500: MTOW 231,300kg Wing span 50,1 m Length 50,8 m.
Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
47.40 m
Length (metric)
54.30 m
Height (metric)
16.90 m
Powerplant

Variants:

Engine Model(s)
Rolls-Royce RB211
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
2426 m
MTOW
211375 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
2800 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
480 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
420
Range
4360 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
1734 m

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