АN-140-100


AN-140-100 was first manufactured on Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company (KSAMC) in 2004. After AN-140-100 was released, any effective production of AN-140 stopped and all new airplanes are produced as AN-140-100 modification. AN-140-100 first flight was on 26 April 2004.

AN-140-100 represents the latest developments and changes, which were made to the construction of AN-140, accounting for experience of using first serially produced aircraft. This model is different from the original by increased wingspan by 1 meter and modernised nacelles. In total, more than 200 changes and improvements had been made into the construction and system of the aircraft, hence AN-140-100 became considerably improved its flight characteristics and became much more reliable than its predecessor.


ADVANTAGES: 

  • High fuel-efficiency – fuel consumption is less  than 600 kg per 1 hour of flight enables to reduce the fuel component of transportation costs;
  • The maximum payload is 6,000 kg, which is the highest in its class and 1 ton more than analogous aircraft of other manufacturers are capable to carry;
  • The maximum flight distance with the maximum number of passengers (52) is 2,340 km;
  • Best flight-landing characteristics in comparison with its competitors: milder requirements to the aircraft runways – capable to take off and land on runways with soil density of up to 6 kg/cm². Great take off and landing characteristics – requires 15-20% less of runway in comparison with analogous aircraft of other manufacturers;
  • AN-140-100 is the only certified passenger turboprop aircraft that can be converted into a cargo-passenger option.
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AN-140 first serial aircraft (Kharkiv, 1999)

AN-140 Odessa Airlines (Odessa, 2002)

An-140-100 Ukraine

AN-140-100  Photo: Alex Koval

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AN-140-100  Photo: Alex Shukhov

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AN-140



LINKS: 

Ссылка • 2004 KSAMC will introduce AN-140-100 and AN-74TK-200 on “Farnborough International 2004” →
Ссылка • 2004 The goal of 100,000 passengers of AN-140 is reached! →
Ссылка • 2004 Russian FSB workers are going to use Kharkiv’s AN-140 →
Ссылка • 2004 AN-140 experience abroad - Hot news www.defense-ua.com →
Ссылка • 2004 Azerbaijan bought AN-140 - www.archive.kontrakty.ua →
Ссылка • 2005 AN-140 transported 150,000 passengers →
Ссылка • 2005 Russia starts a serial production of AN-140. Samara caught up with Iran in numbers of assembled Ukrainian airplanes →
Ссылка • 2006 Russia will buy AN-140-100 - www.korrespondent.net →
Ссылка • 2006 KSAMC will increase production of “AN” aircraft in 8 times up to 24 airplanes per year →
Ссылка • 2007 Venezuela has validated type certificate of AN-140 →
Ссылка • 2009 ANTONOV ASTC is a leader of Ukrainian aeronautical industry →
Ссылка • 2010 Yamal regional government to buy Antonov An-140 turboprops →
Ссылка • 2011 TAKE-OFF: Russian-made An-140s earmarked for military use? →
Ссылка • 2011 Russian Air Force to Purchase Antonov-140 Aircraft →
Ссылка • 2011 Rumours that AN-140-100 reached Kazakhstan →
Ссылка • 2012 Iran unveils new "Oghab" Maritime Patrol Aircraft based on Antonov An-140 →
Ссылка • 2012 As sanctions take effect - www.theplaneblog.wordpress.com →
Ссылка • 2013 The Moscow Times: Russian Machines Affiliate to Get Rights to An-140 Aircraft →
Ссылка • 2013 Russia Buys Production Rights For Ukrainian Transport Planes →
Ссылка • 2013 “Aviakor”, “Antonov” State Enterprise and KSAMC will create a joint enterprise to promote AN-140-100 →
Ссылка • 2013 JANE’S: Russian Air Force to get additional An-140 transport aircraft in 2017 →
Ссылка • 2013 Russia will produce own military AN-140s →
Ссылка • 2014 World Airliners Directory: New players continue to challenge in regional sector →








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