Tupolew / Tupolev Tu-28 / Tu-128


Tupolew / Tupolev Tu-128 © Francisco José Jurado Ariza
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The Tupolev Tu-128 is a two-seat twin-engine long-range interceptor aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Tupolev. The first production variant was designated Tu-28 or Tu-28P.
The Tu-128 is the worlds largest interceptor aircraft.
Propulsion2 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelLyulka AL-7F-2
Engine Power (each)
dry/with Afterburner
67,1 / 94,1 kN15085 / 21155 lbf
Speed1909 km/h1031 kts
  1186 mph
Service Ceiling20.000 m65.617 ft
Range5.000 km2.700 NM
3.107 mi.
Empty Weight25.960 kg57.232 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight43.000 kg94.799 lbs
Wing Span17,53 m57 ft 6 in
Wing Area78,0 m²840 ft²
Length30,06 m98 ft 7 in
Height7,00 m22 ft 12 in
First Flight18.03.1961
Production Statusout of production
Total Production198
NATO CodeFiddler
Data for (Version)Tupolev / Tupolew Tu-128