Yakovlev Yak-40 - Olympic Airways / I-JAKE


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The Yakovlev Yak-40 (Russian: Яковлев Як-40; NATO reporting name: Codling) is a small, three-engined jet airliner. The maiden flight was made in 1966, and it was in production from 1967 to 1981. Introduced in September 1968, the Yak-40 has been exported since 1970.

Manufacturer: Yakovlev
Model: Yak-40
Airline: Olympic Airways
Registration: I-JAKE
Role: Regional jet/ VIP transport
First flight: October 21, 1966
Introduction: September 1968 (Aeroflot)
Status: In service
Primary users:

  • Motor Sich Airlines
  • Severstal Air Company
  • Vologda Aviation Enterprise
  • Aeroflot (former)

Produced: 1967–1981
Number built: 1,011 (according to some sources, 1,013)
Unit cost: US$1M (1972)

Specifications:

Crew: 3 (two pilots, one flight mechanic)
Capacity: 32 passengers
Length: 20.36 m (66 ft 9½ in)
Wingspan: 25.00 m (82 ft 0¼ in)
Height: 6.50 m (21 ft 4 in)
Wing area: 70.00 m² (753.5 ft²)
Empty weight: 9,400 kg (20,725 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 15,500 kg (34,170 lb)
Powerplant: 3 × Ivchenko AI-25 turbofans, 14.7 kN (3,300 lbf) each
Maximum speed: 550 km/h (297 knots, 342 mph) at 7,000 m (23,000 ft) (max cruise)
Range: 1,800 km (971 nmi, 1,118 mi)
Service ceiling: 8,000 m[99] (26,240 ft)
Rate of climb: 8.0 m/s (1,575 ft/min)

About the model:

Manufacturer: Herpa Wings
Scale: 1:200

The actual aircraft:

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