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: 
37.50 m
Length: 
48.00 m
Height: 
11.40 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
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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