An-124-100M-150 © Christos Fotiadis

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OKB Antonov, has successfully completed testing a new modernized version of the four-engined heavy transport aircraft An-124-100M-150, which was based on the An-124-100M.

 

An-124-100M - 150 Commercial Cargo Aircraft © Konstantinos Panitsidis

An-124-100M - 150 Commercial Cargo Aircraft © Konstantinos Panitsidis 

 

Antonov is working on modernization of the An-124-100. The An-124-100M-150 version

- includes the main components of the ?N-124-100 program development: 
- payload increased from 120 tons to 150 tons; 
- take-off weight increased from 392 tons to 402 tons;
- flight range increased, including for cargo of 120 tons from 4650 km to 5400 km; 
- aircraft assigned service life is increased to 24,000 flight hours; works on its extension up to 50 000 flight hours/10 000 flights/45 years service life are being performed;
- the new PO-500 schedule of maintenance has been introduced (maintenance every 500 flight hours); 
- onboard crane equipment providing loading-unloading operations of a single piece of cargo up to 40 tons weight;
- fuselage structure had been strengthened to enable airlift of a single piece of cargo up to 150 tons weight;
- Navigation System and radar have been updated;
- digital anti-skid braking system allowing to reduce landing distance up to 30% have been installed;
- crew reduced from 6 to 4 members, and the comfort level of the crew rest cabin has been improved;
- military oxygen equipment has been exchanged for the civil one;
- reinforced wheels and tires have been installed;
- new devices for engine control have been installed;
- modernized systems of reverse control and engine vibration state monitoring have been developed;
- the SRPPZ-2000 ground proximity warning system installed;
- A826 inertial navigation system upgraded;
- Enhanced observation (EHS) has been applied;
- Mail Minimum Equipment List has been developed and is now being implemented

On June 19, 2007, the An-124-100M-150 obtained an Annex to the Type Certificate issued by Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee (AR IAC) and an updated Type Certificate was obtained for the An-124-100 aircraft issued by State Aviation Authority of Ukraine.

 


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An-124-100M-150 © Konstantinos Panitsidis

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
Antonov
COUNTRY
Russia / Ukraine
TYPE
Commercial Cargo Aircraft
CREW
4
POWER-PLANT
4 TSE Progress (V.A. Lotarev) D-18T III-series
Thrust, kN
4 x 234,9
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
69,10
Height, m
21,08
Wing span, m
73,30
Wing area, m2
628,50
WEIGHT
 
Maximum take-off, kg
405.000
Normal take-off, kg
392.000
Empty aircraft
173.000
Internal fuel, kg
212.350
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
865
Cruising speed, km/h
800-850
Ferry range, km
16.500
Range, km
4.800
Service ceiling, m
11.600
Payload, kg
88 passengers or 150.000 kg freight.
ARMAMENT
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