T154

TUPOLEV Tu-154

Aircraft
Name
Tu-154
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing (anhedral with cone)
Tail
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L3J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Both sides of rear fuselage and fin-integrated
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
TUPOLEV Tu-154

T154

Medium range airliner. In service since 1971. Developed to replace the turbojet powered TU-104 and the turboprop powered IL-18. Built in a few versions: TU-154A with more powerful engines, TU-154B with higher take-off weight and TU-154B freighter version. Current production TU-154M more economical with quieter engines. The Tu-154 is in 2000 still the most used airliner of CIS airline companies.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
37.50 m
Length (metric)
48.00 m
Height (metric)
11.40 m
Powerplant

154: 3 x Kuznetsov Nk-8-2 (93,9 kN) turbofans

Engine Model(s)
Kuznetsov NK-8
Soloviev D-30
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
150 kts
Distance
2100 m
MTOW
100000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
180 kts
ROC
3000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
290 kts
ROC
2000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.72
ROC
1500 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
475 kts
MACH
0.82
Ceiling
410
Range
1700 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.72
ROD
800 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
290 kts
ROD
3500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
220 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
130 kts
Distance
2100 m

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