Technical data
Type '118', Tu-118
Function Passenger airliner
Year ?
Crew ?
Engine 4*TV-2F
Power 4*8000hp
Length ?m
Height ?m
Wingspan ?m
Wing area ?m2
Empty weight ?kg
Loaded weight ?kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) ?
Power load (kg/hp) ?
Speed at 0m ?km/h
Speed at m ?km/h
Landing Speed ?km/h
Range ?km
Ceiling ?m
Payload
Fuel ?kg
Cabin size LxWxH ?m3
Seats ?
Cargo ?kg

Tu-118, A.N.Tupolev

2k line drawing of Tu-118 from Aviatsiya i kosmonavtika N6 1999, courtesy of Sergey Andreev

The project appears to be influenced by successes of Tu-95 bomber with turboprop engines. This plane structure was based on Tu-104, but differed by new wing required by new powerplant.

The main idea was to improve economic parameters.


PredecessorsModifications
Tu-104 ?
ReferencesLinks
  • Aviatsiya i kosmonavtika N6 1999;
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  • Created November 11, 1999
    by Sergey Andreev
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