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Tupolev ANT-22

ANT-22 and MK-1
Role Reconnaissance flying boat
Manufacturer Tupolev
First flight 1934

The Tupolev ANT-22 (also known as the MK-1) was a large flying boat built in the Soviet Union in 1934. A huge aircraft consisting of two hulls and powered by six engines in three nacelles in a push-pull configuration, it was a follow-up to the ANT-8. Its enormous weight severely crippled its performance; it never got beyond the experimental stage.

Operators

 Soviet Union

Specifications (ANT-22)

Data from The Osprey Encyclopedia of Russian Aircraft 1875–1995 [1]

General characteristics
  • Crew: 8
  • Length: 24.1 m (79 ft 0¾ in)
  • Wingspan: 51.0 m (167 ft 3⅞ in)
  • Height: 8.96 [2] m (29 ft 4⅔ in)
  • Wing area: 304.5 m2 (3,278 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 21,663 kg (47,758 lb)
  • Gross weight: 33,560 kg (73,986 lb)
  • Powerplant: 6 × Mikulin M-34R, 612 kW (820 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 233 km/h (145 mph)
  • Cruising speed: 180 km/h (112 mph)
  • Range: 1,350 km (840 miles)
  • Endurance: 7 hours
  • Service ceiling: 3,500 m (11,500 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 1.6[3] m/s (318 ft/min)
Armament
  • 2 × 20 mm Oerlikon cannon (one in left dorsal turret and one in right nose turret)
  • 2 × 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun (one in right dorsal turret and one in left nose turret)
  • 2 × 7.62mm DA machine guns (one in each tail turret)
  • 6,000 kg (13,200 lb) bombs under wing centre section

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Gunston 1995, p.398.
  2. ^ Duffy and Kandalov 1996, p.208.
  3. ^ Climb to 1,000 m (3280 ft): 10.3 min.

References

  • Duffy, Paul; Andrei Kandalov (1996). Tupolev The Man and His Aircraft. Shrewsbury, UK: Airlife.  
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