Tupolev Tu-114
1957
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Tupolev Tu-114

The first prototype Tu-116 based on Tu-20 bomber and renamed later Tu-114D flew in 1956. The first real Tu-114 flew on October 3, 1957. On April 9, 1960 Tu-114 set the still unbeaten world speed record with 25000kg payload on a 5000 km circuit at 877.212kph. About 30 aircraft were built. They remained in service until 1970's.

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Tupolev Tu-114A three-view drawing (452 x 696)


Specification 
 MODELTu-114
 CREW5
 PASSENGERS220
 ENGINE4 x Kuznetsov NK-12MV turbo-prop, 11033kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight171000 kg376992 lb
    Empty weight91000 kg200622 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan51.1 m168 ft 8 in
    Length54.1 m178 ft 6 in
    Height15.5 m51 ft 10 in
    Wing area311.1 m23348.65 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Cruise speed770 km/h478 mph
    Ceiling12000 m39350 ft
    Range w/max.payload6200 km3853 miles

Comments
DURAND Pierre, 28.02.2015

I flyed on this plane in February 1969 between Moskwa and Irkoutsk where I was a teacher in the Pedagogical Institut of Foreign Languages. Instead of flying from Moskwa to Novossibirsk and in a second time from Novossibirsk to Irkoutsk it was a direct and quicker journey in a very impressive plane

Glenn Oropeza, 16.12.2013

Only 30 tu114 built?! That's anything but profitable by western standards! Russian aircraft industry was also about quantity! The ability to outproduce the U.S.,only 30 means this is a rare bird.

deaftom, 28.02.2012

I saw one of these beasts at Andrews Air Force Base around 1962, when it brought the Soviet Premier to Washington for a visit. Those 32 propeller blades were impressive!

Chris, 20.05.2010

Yes, in fact i believe i have an example of one that hasn't been chomped-up, yet.
http://www.moninoaviation.com/album6.html
http://www.moninoaviation.com/21a.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tupolev_Tu-144

Mike Green, 22.08.2009

Do any of these incredible machines still exist? With their outstanding speed (jet class) and range, they should be welcome in an era of high fuel prices. It is a beautiful airplane.

hanif thange, 02.08.2009

I wish russia would produce more of these types.has russia got improved version of this beautiful power house aircraft.golden days of u.s.s.r.

Cap'n H, 12.09.2008

This craft lives on for those with the latest 3 versions of MS Flight Simulator. The freeware add-on from Samdim Design even provides English translation of the instrument panel. In light og the trying economic times, and the overall condition of the airline industry, many more carriers are looking to the newest generation of turboprops to cut costs. The Tu-114 would have fit right in, and there just might yet be a market for what would have to be called the TU-214 if this type were produced anew with modern avionics and systems. The TU-114 stands as one of the most remarkable achievements of the old USSR.

wouldbeflyer, 31.07.2008

One of the most outstanding and advanced airliners of its time! Well in in advance of anything the West had to to present in what regards payload, and speed/operational costs ratio. Unfairly forgotten due to its limited production and export performance.

Roger, 16.05.2008

http://www.adbirds.com SELL IT HERE!

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