Tupolew / Tupolev Tu-124

Regional Airliner

Tupolew / Tupolev Tu-124 © Paul Chandler
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The Tupolev Tu-124 is a twin-engined short- to medium-range jet airliner with a capacity of maximum 56 passengers developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Tupolev.
The Tu-124 is a reduced-scale development of the Tupolev Tu-104.
Crew3
Passengers40-56
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelSoloviev D-20P
Engine Power (each)52,9 kN11892 lbf
Speed907 km/h490 kts
  564 mph
Service Ceiling11.700 m38.386 ft
Range1.220 km659 NM
758 mi.
Empty Weight22.500 kg46.604 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight38.000 kg83.776 lbs
Wing Span25,55 m83 ft 10 in
Wing Area119,0 m1281 ft
Length30,58 m100 ft 4 in
Height8,08 m26 ft 6 in
First Flight24.03.1960
Production Statusout of production
Total Production165
NATO CodeCookpot
Data for (Version)Tupolev / Tupolew Tu-124V
VariantsTu-124K, Tu-124K2, Tu-124W/V