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Mjassischtschew / Myasishchev M-17 / M-55 Geofisika

Mjassischtschew / Myasishchev M-55 Geofisika © Mike Vallentin
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M-17 / M-55 Geofisika

Reconnaissance Aircraft

The Myasishchev M-17 / M-55 Geofisika is a twin-engined single-seat high altitude reconnaissance aircraft developed by the Soviet design bureau OKB V. M. Myasishchev (OKB-23).
Crew1
 
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelPerm / Solowjew / Awiadwigatel PS-30V12
Engine Power (each)49 kN11016 lbf
 
Speed750 km/h405 kts
  466 mph
Service Ceiling21.500 m70.538 ft
Range4.800 km2.592 NM
2.983 mi.
 
Empty Weight11.900 kg26.235 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight24.500 kg54.014 lbs
 
Wing Span37,46 m122,9 ft
Wing Area137,7 m1482 ft
Length22,87 m75,0 ft
Height4,83 m15,8 ft
 
First Flight16.11.82 (M-17) / 1988 (M-55)
Production Statusout of production
Total Production<10
 
NATO CodeMystic
Data for (Version)Myasishchev / Mjassischtschew M-55 Geofisika
VariantsM-17, M-55

 

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