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Yakolev Yak-40


NATO: Codling


Overview


Yak-40

Yakolev Yak-40 (NATO: Codling) VIP aircraft of Polish government in 2005.

Source: Johan Menten - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Passenger aircraft
Entered service
Late 1960's
Status
Limited service
Development
Early to mid 1960's
Design project
October 1966
First flight
Developer
Soviet Union - Yakolev
Production
1967 - 1981
Producer
Soviet Union
Number produced
1.011 aircraft, majority for civilian use
Unit cost
$ 1 million in 1972
Designations
Codling
NATO reporting name

Details


Facts Yak-40
General
Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Passenger aircraft / VIP transport
Capacity
Crew
3 + 1 (2 pilots, 1 flight engineer, 1 flight attendant)
Passengers
32, layouts vary between 27 and 40 people
Payload
3.240 kg
Dimensions
Length
20.36 m
Wingspan
25.0 m
Wing area
70.0 m^2
Height
6.5 m
Empty weight
9.4 t
Normal weight
14.2 t to 15.5 t
Max take-off weight
17.2 t
Propulsion
Powerplant
3x Ivchenko AI-25 turbofan
Thrust
14.7 kN each
44.1 kN combined
APU
AI-9 gas turbine engine
Fuel capacity
3.910 kg
Performance
Max speed
550 km/h at 7 km altitude
510 km/h at 6 km altitude
Range
1.450 to 1.800 km regular
820 km with max load
2.500 km ferry range
Ceiling
6.0 km with passengers
8.0 km during ferry
Climb rate
7.0 to 8.0 m/s, depending on altitude
Takeoff run
850 m
Landing run
550 m with reverse thrust
750 m without reverse thrust