Technical data
Type Tu-2D '65' ANT-65
Function Long Range Bomber
Year 1946
Crew 5
Engines 2*1950hp AM-44TK
Length 14.42m
Wingspan 22.06m
Wing area 59.12m2
Loaded Weight 13000kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 220
Power load (kg/hp) 3.1
Speed at 9300m579km/h (calc.)
Landing Roll 490m (calc.)
Takeoff Roll 480m (calc.)
Range 2570km (calc.)
Ceiling 11000m (calc.)
5000m 9.0min (calc.)
Guns 3 defensive 12.3mm UBT (195rpg)
2*20mm ShVAK in the wing roots (150rpg)
Bombs 1000kg inside
plus up to 3000kg externally (overload)

ANT-65, '65', Tu-2D by A.N.Tupolev

44k b/w Aircraft '65' at "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.176

Development '62' long range bomber. New engines AM-44TK with TK-1 (TK-300) turbosuperchargers. Advanced AV-5LV-166B propellers with mechanical pitch control. Landing gear moved forward 1.52m.

First flight was performed on July 1, 1946 by pilot F.F.Opadchij. Program was cancelled due to persisting engine malfunctions. Plus A.N.Tupolev was too busy with Tu-4.


Tu-2S '62' ANT-62

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.176;
  • More Tu-2 modifications
  • Tu-DB, Tupolev
  • ANT-65, Tupolev

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