Tupolev TU-144S Aeroflot "1970s" Colors. CCCP 77101 Parking at gate A09 Terminal 1  
   
  Tupolev TU-144S Aeroflot "1970s" Colors. CCCP 77101 Parking at gate A09 Terminal 1  
   
  Tupolev TU-144S Aeroflot "1970s" Colors. CCCP 77101 Backtracking at Taxiway L  
   
  Tupolev TU-144S Aeroflot "1970s" Colors. CCCP 77101 Backtracking at Taxiway L  
     
  General characteristics
  • Crew: 3
  • Capacity: 140 passengers (11 1 class & 129 tourist class)
  • Length: 65.50 m (215.54 ft)
  • Wingspan: 28.80 m (94.48 ft)
  • Height: 12.50 m (41.00 ft)
  • Wing area: 506.35 m (5,450 ft)
  • Empty weight: 99,200 kg (218,500 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 125,000 kg (275,330 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 207,000 kg (455,950 lb)
  • Powerplant: 4 Kolesov RD-36-51 turbojet, 200 kN (44,122 lbf) each

Performance

  • Cruise speed: Mach 2.15 (2,120 km/h (1,320 mph))
  • Service ceiling: 20,000 m (65,600 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 3,000 m/min (9,840 ft/min)
  • Wing loading: 410.96 kg/m (84.20 lb/ft)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.44

 

 
 

 

Role Supersonic airliner
Manufacturer Tupolev OKB
First flight 31 December 1968
Introduction 26 December 1975
Status Retired
Primary users Aeroflot
Ministry of Aviation Production
NASA
Produced 19681984
Number built 16

 

   
     

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