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Turboprop Antonov An-140, used for transportation of passengers and freight transport, and is designed for use in local and regional routes with heavy passenger congestion. Antonov An-140 can be operated as usual, and on the unprepared and unpaved airfields. An-140, is the first regional airliner with turboprop engines, designed in independent Ukraine, to ASTC "Antonov", after the collapse of the USSR. The first An-140, designed to replace obsolete turboprop passenger aircraft An-24.
Work on the new turboprop aircraft for regional airlines, was the beginning of the Scientific and Technical Complex named after Antonov, together with the Kharkov Aircraft Manufacturing Company in June 1993 years.
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The main objective in the design of the An-140, was to create the most reliable, cost-effective, convenient maintenance of the machine with the possibility of further modernization. In February 1994 years for the construction of the An-140 has received the status of the state program. 6 1997 June, the first version of the aircraft was ready and handed over to undergo flight tests and ground tests. The first flight of the new plane made 17 September 1997 years.
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By the end of the factory and certification tests in March 26 2000 years, it produced three aircraft An-140, total plaque which in all tests was more than 1200 hours. Aircraft Tests were conducted in different climatic zones, with different coatings airport - from the ground up to icy and snowy. During the tests, the flight range of the basic model, the An-140, has been increased. The new version of the aircraft was designated the AN-140-100. April 25 2000, the aircraft received the first flight certificate of the CIS countries. And in July 2002 the aircraft was presented to the public at the air show in Farnborough (Farnborough International 2002). Starting this year, the An-140-100, began to arrive at the airline customers.
An interior 140
An-140 has all-metal construction, assembled under the scheme twin-engine high-wing monoplane with. Under the wing of the aircraft is equipped with two turboprop engines TVZ-VMA-117 2 SB2500M power hp or two American engine production PW-127A «Pratt & Whitney». Also in the rear fuselage aircraft it has an additional power plant. aircraft chassis for better flotation and for use on unpaved airfields has a low-pressure tires.
Designed plane turned a reliable, easy to maintain and operate, designed for use in different climatic conditions and with excellent flight characteristics for turboprop aircraft. An-140 has a modern radio and navigation equipment, allowing it to make flights around the clock in any weather condition.
Antonov An-140 52 can carry up to passengers as standard cabin or up to six tonnes of payload at a distance of up to 2300 kilometers, with an average cruising speed of 510 kilometers per hour. Ferry same range of AN-140, more than three thousand kilometers.
An interior 140 scheme
An-140 and has a high performance in terms of fuel efficiency, the average consumption of which is 600 kilos per hour. Certification turboprop An-140 involves also use it as a passenger and cargo variants. Aircraft manufacturers are also invited to An-140, butane increased comfort, which can be divided into three zones. This, the administrative version of the aircraft is designed to carry up to 30 people. In addition to this plane it can be easily upgraded in a variety of options for both civilian and military applications. It can be used as exploration, health, search and rescue, military transport and patrol aircraft. For this reason, the An-140 is also a multi-purpose aircraft.
The following common modification of the AN-140:
An-140 - the original, the basic model of the aircraft.
An-140-100 - a civilian version of the aircraft, with 52-seater layout of the passenger cabin.
An-140TK - cargo-passenger, convertible version of the aircraft
An-140T - military transport aircraft modification for the transport of military goods and technology.
Today An-140, made not only at the Kharkov state aviation enterprise, but also under license in Russia, at an aircraft factory "Aviacor" and in Iran HESA plant. Since the beginning of production to September 2013 years 30 released about aircraft units AN-140.
Technical characteristics of the AN-140-100:
The first flight of the An-140: 17 September 1997 years
Production Years: c 1997 years
Length: 22,60 m.
Height: 8,20 m.
Empty weight: 12810 kg.
Wing area: 51 sq.m.
Wingspan: 25,50 m.
Cruising speed: 510 km / h..
Maximum speed: 540 km / h..
Ceiling: 7600 m.
Practical range: 2300 km.
Ferry range: 3650 km.
Length of takeoff: 880 m.
path length: 530 m.
Engines: 2 turboprop engines TVZ-117VMA-SBM1 or PW-127A
Crew: 2 people
Number of seats: 52 seats
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