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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      24 m
      37 m
    • Height
      5 m
      9 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      77 m2
      117 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      14 m
      22 m
    • Wing loading
      3 kg/m2
      829 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      1
      26
    • Disc area
      1 m2
      460 m2
    • Main rotor diameter
      1 m
      62 m
    • Rotor number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Blades per rotor
      4 qt
      5 qt
    • Disc loading
      17 kg/m2
      73 kg/m2
    • Tail rotor diameter
      0 m
      5 m
    • Empty weight
      19600 kg
      29400 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      34960 kg
      52440 kg
    • Loaded weight
      5 kg
      242500 kg
    • Crew
      1 per.
      3 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      1 per.
      400 per.
    • Hardpoints
      3 qt
      5 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      1332 km/h
      1998 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      52 km/h
      3087 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      40 km/h
      258 km/h
    • Landing Speed
      68 km/h
      270 km/h
    • Minimum control speed
      24 km/h
      113 km/h
    • Never exceed speed
      107 km/h
      1050 km/h
    • Fuel Capacity
      1300 l
      1950 l
    • Fuel External
      142 l
      10025 l
    • Power/mass
      0 hp/kg
      23 hp/kg
    • Thrust/weight
      0 kN/kg
      3 kN/kg
    • Afterburning thrust
      158 kN/kg
      238 kN/kg
    • Total Power
      0 hp
      60000 hp
    • Thrust
      116 kN
      175 kN
    • Service ceiling
      12480 m
      18720 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      2052 km
      3078 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      277 km
      7210 km
    • Endurance
      2 h
      4 h
    • Takeoff roll
      20 m
      3200 m
    • Landing roll
      20 m
      2570 m
    • Maximum glide ratio
      7
      43
    • Load factor from
      2 G
      9 G
    • Rate of climb
      1 m/min
      36000 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      0 min
      105 min
    • Propellers
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Prop diameter
      1 m
      6 m
    • Prop blade number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Guns
      1 qt
      18 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      3 qt
      5 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      2 kg
      39000 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      158 qt
      238 qt
    • Price
      41 USD
      750000000 USD

Tupolev 138

TypeAircraft
Company

Joint Stock Company Tupolev

Scheme

Monoplane

Midwing

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
30.1
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
7.2
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
96.9
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
17.5
95
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
24,500
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
43,700
575,000
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
2
112
pilot and radar operator
Hardpoints (qt)
1
 
4
2,576
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
1,665
28,165
with 4 missiles
Fuel
Fuel Capacity (l)
23
 
1,625
320,000
Power
Afterburning thrust (kN/kg)
29.4
 
198.2
980
2 powerplants 99.1 kN each
Thrust (kN)
1.5
 
145.6
1,914
72.8 kN each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
15,600
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
2,565
40,700
when armed
Endurance (h)
0.0
 
3
150
Combat
Missiles (qt)
1
 
4
24
usually 2 × radar-guided R-4R and 2 × infrared-homing R-4T
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
198
43,000
including 10 trainers
Introduction 1971
First flight 18.03.1961
Stop production 1990

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