YAKOVLEV Yak-40

Aircraft
Name: 
Yak-40
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
B
Type Code: 
L3J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Both sides of rear fuselage and fin-integrated
Landing gear: 
Tailwheel retractable
Manufacturered as
YAKOVLEV Yak-40

YK40

Short range regional airliner. In service since 1968. Developed to operate from non paved runways. Reverse thrust only on center engine. Yak-40M stretched version for 40 passengers. In 2000 still used by many GUS airliners.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
25.00 m
Length: 
20.40 m
Height: 
6.50 m
Powerplant: 

3 x 14.7 KN Ivchenko AI-25 turbofans. 40TL: 2 x 31,1 KN Lycoming LF507-1N turbofans.

Engine Model: 
Ivchenko AI-25, Lycoming LF507
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
110 kts
Distance: 
700 m
MTOW: 
16000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
130 kts
ROC: 
1300 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
200 kts
ROC: 
1000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
200 kts
ROC: 
800 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
245 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
280
Range: 
1000 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
200 kts
ROD: 
2500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
200 kts
MCS: 
170 kts
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
120 kts
Distance: 
400 m

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