Tupolev OKB - USSR
Soviet Union (retired)
General transport functionality to move supplies/cargo or personnel (including wounded and VIP) over range.
Used in roles serving the commercial aviation market, ferrying both passengers and goods over range.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
4 x Kolesov RD-36-51 turbojets with afterburner developing 44,122lbf of thrust each.
(2,500 kph | 1,350 knots)
(18,000 m | 11 miles)
(6,500 km | 3,510 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030