By JohnWR.Taylor & Gordon Swanborough
There has been a time while civil plane have been some distance much less attention-grabbing and brilliant than army varieties. this day all that has replaced. The supersonic Concorde, built at a value of greater than and a part billion funds, fills newspaper headlines nearly day-by-day, making there-and-back flights around the Atlantic whereas a Boeing 747 completes a one-way trip, but having to conflict opposed to those that desire to see it scrapped.
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Designed primarily for agricultural duties, the An-2 appeared in 1947 and has subsequently been adopted for various utilitarian tasks, more 58 than 5,000 having been built in the Soviet Union by 1962. The basic light transport for Aeroflot is the An-2P and the initial agricultural version was the An-2S. The latter has been superseded by the An-2M with a number of external changes and improved performance. Other versions include the An-2V floatplane and An-2L water- bomber, also a floatplane. With the local name of Fong Chou, the An-2 was built in China, where the first example flew in December 1957.
Photo, data and silhouette: Tu-124V. Accommodation: 4, and 56 st Soloviev Flight crew of passengers. Powered by: Two 11,9051b (5,400kg) D-20P turbofans. 55nn). 58m). Gross weight: 83,7751b (38,000kg). Normal payload: 13,2251b (6,000kg). Max cruising speed: 540mph (870km/h). Range: 760 miles (1,220km) with 497mph (800km/h) reserves. at 33,000ft max payload (10,000m), at with Andrei Tupolev's design bureau developed the Tu-124 from the original Tu-104 design for service on the more important shortrange routes in Russia.
Dimensionally unchanged, it is said to be designed to carry up to 175 passengers and to have a full-payload range of more than 3,000 (4,800km). 52 VFW-Fokker614 Short-range ment. airliner, Germany under develop- Accommodation: crew of 2, and 36-44 7,2801b (3,302kg) st Mk 501 turbofans. 50m). 60m). Gross weight: 44,0001b (19,950kg). SNECM A/ Flight passengers. 45H Max cruising speed: 449mph (722km/h) at 25,000ft (7,620m). Range: Development and Service: VFW 614, distinguished by its novel engine arrangement with over-wing nacelles, has been under development for several years; construction began in August 1968, The 750 miles (1,200km) with 40 passengers, with reserves.