Antonov An-140

  • CountryUkraine
  • TypeTurboprop regional airliner
  • PowerplantsAn-140 - Two 1839kW (2466shp) Motor-Sich AI-30 Series 1 turboprops (licence built Klimov TV3-117s) driving six blade propellers, or two 1864kW (2500shp) Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127A Turboprops.
  • PerformanceAn-140 with AI-30s - Max cruising speed 575km/h (310kt), economical cruising speed 520km/h (280kt). Range with 52 passengers 2100km (1133nm), range with a 6000kg (13,227lb) payload at 520km/h (280kt) 900km (486nm). An-140 with PW127s - Range with 52 passengers 2500km (1349nm).
  • WeightsAn-140 - Max takeoff 19,150kg (42,218lb). An-140-100 - Empty 12,810kg (28,240lb), max takeoff 21,500kg (47,400lb).
  • DimentionsAn-140 - Wing span 24.51m (80ft 5in), length 22.61m (74ft 2in), height 8.23m (26ft 11in). An-140-100 - Wing span 25.51m (83ft 8in).
  • CapacityAn-140 - Flightcrew of two. Typical passenger seating for 52 at four abreast and 75cm (30in) pitch or 48 at 81cm (32in) pitch. Forward starboard freight door allows 1900 to 3650kg (4188 to 8046lb) of palletised freight and 36 or 20 passengers to be carried in a combi configuration.
  • ProductionTwo prototypes and eight production aircraft by the end of 2004.

Antonov's A 140 is an all new 50 seat twin turboprop provincial carrier created to supplant the maturing A 24.

Antonov published advancement of the A 140 in 1993. The primary A 140 model took off from the Kiev plant on June 6 1997 and flew shockingly on September 17 that year. The second flying model was finished in late 1998, while the first generation standard A 140 flew on October 11 1999.

The A 140 is of ordinary outline and development, with US and European confirmation arranged notwithstanding Russian/CIS affirmation. The fundamental rendition is controlled by Motor-Sich AI-30s which are permit fabricated Klimov Tv3-117vma-Sbm1s, while Pratt & Whitney Canada Pw127as will be discretionary. The flightdeck characteristics traditional instruments, the fundamental lodge situates 52 in a four side by side arrangement. The back traveler entryway characteristics essential stairs, while a forward starboard side cargo entryway permits payload to be conveyed. The back of the lodge likewise emphasizes a kitchen, cover stowage and a can.

Creation of the starting fundamental A 140 was superseded in 2003 by the A 140-100 which offers a 1.00m (3ft 3in) expand in wing compass, a higher MTOW and a 300km (160nm) more extended reach. Other future variants incorporate the A 140a for Aeroflot which will be fueled by Pw127as, the A 140t tanker which would have an extensive cargo entryway on the back port side, the convertible A 140tk, the A 140vip official rendition, and the A 142 with a back stacking cargo slope. Military adaptations are additionally arranged.

Arrangement creation of the A 140 is constantly embraced at Kharkov by Khgapp in Ukraine and at Samara in Russia by Aviacor. The primary few flying machine were for Odessa Airlines, Aeromost (initially named Aeromist), Motor-Sich and Illich Avia.

In 1996 Antonov consented to an arrangement with HESA in Iran for permit get together of A 140 model called the IRAN-140 Faraz at another plant in Esfahan. Introductory IRAN-140s will be gathered from supplied packs, with bit by bit expanding Iranian nearby substance. the main Faraz flew in February 2001. Iran Asseman and Iran Air are relied upon to be clients.

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