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TUPOLEV TU-95

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TU95
Aircraft
Name TU-95
Manufacturer TUPOLEV
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Mid wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Heavy
APC C
Type code L4T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

TUPOLEV Tu-95
TUPOLEV Tu-142
TUPOLEV Tu-20


TUPOLEV TU-95

TUPOLEV TU-95 TUPOLEV TU-95 3D

Description

The Tupolev Tu-95 is a large, four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform. First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 entered service with the Soviet Union in 1956 and is expected to serve the Russian Air Force until at least 2040. A naval development of the bomber is designated Tu-142.

Technical Data

Wing span 51.10 m167.651 ft
Length 49.20 m161.417 ft
Height 12.12 m39.764 ft
Powerplant 4 x Kuznetsov NK-12M turboprops, 11,000 kW each.
Engine model Kuznetsov NK-12

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 435 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 188000188,000 kg
188 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL410 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC H Range 67756,775 nm
12,547,300 m
12,547.3 km
41,165,682.445 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving TU95

None on SKYbrary