Accession Number:

AD0636664

Title:

THE TU-144.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-03-21

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The TU-144 was designed by A. N. Tupolev. This aircraft is intended to carry 120 passengers over a range of 6500 km at a cruising speed of 2500 kmhr. The TU-144 is to be as economical as subsonic airliners and will be manned by a crew of three who will have the benefit of the latest navigational aids and the help of electronic computers. The TU-144 will have a flying weight of 130 tons, will cruise at an altitude of about 20 km and is designed to take-off in a distance of 1900 meters.

Subject Categories:

  • Civilian Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE