Military


Tu-144 Charger Supersonic Transport

Tu-144 044Tu-144STu-144D
Model Prototype Serial Improved
Length 58.5 m /
192 ft
65.7 m /
215 ft
67.5 m /
221 ft
Height 12.85 m /
42 ft
12.85 m /
42 ft
12.85 m /
42 ft
Wingspan 27 m /
88 ft
28 m /
92 ft
28.8 m /
94 ft
Wing Area 469.8 m2 /
5,057 ft2
503 m2 /
5,414 ft2
506.9 m2 /
5,456 ft2
Weight (empty) 79,000 kg /
174,000 lbs
85,150 kg /
188,000 lbs
86,900 kg /
192,000 lbs
[ 150-seater
99,200 kg /
218,000 lbs]
Weight (Max takeoff) 180,000 kg /
395,000 lbs
207,000 kg /
455,000 lbs
Propulsion 4 Turbofan 4 Turbofan 4 Turbofan
Engines Kuznetsov
NK-144
Kuznetsov
NK-144F
Kuznetsov
RD-36-51
Engine Power (each) 127,5 kN/
28663 lbf
Cruising speed 2,430kph /
1,510mph /
(Mach 2.29)
2,000kph /
1,240mph /
(Mach 1.88)
2,124 kph /
1,319mph /
(Mach 2.0)
Cruising altitude 20,000m /
65,000ft
20,000m /
65,000ft
18,900m /
62,000ft
Flying range 2,500 km /
1,600 miles
(126 pax)
3,080 km /
1,915 miles
(140 pax)
6,500 km /
4,040 miles
(155 pax)

5330 km /
3,330 miles
15 ton payload
(150 pax)

5500-5700 km /
3,500 miles
11-13 ton payload
(110-130 pax)

6200 km /
3,900 miles
7 ton payload
(70 pax)
Crew 6 3 3
Number Produced 1 2 + 9 [not 14] 5 + 1
Disposition 68001 scrapped 77101 scrapped
77102 crashed
03 Jun 73

77103 unknown
77104 unknown
77105 scrapped?
77106 Monino
77107 Kazan
77108 Samara
77109 Voronezh
77110 Ulyanovsk
77111 crashed
23 May 78
77112 Sinsheim, GE
77113 scrapped 2001
77114 Zhukovsky [LL]
77115 Zhukovsky

77116 VASO



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