Jakowlew / Yakovlev Jak-40 / Yak-40

Regional Airliner

Yakovlev Yak-40 Polish Air Force 037 9510238 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Yakovlev Yak-40 is a three-engine regional airliner for max. 32 passengers developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Yakovlev (OKB-115), today A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC, Russia.
Propulsion3 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelIvchenko AI-25
Engine Power (each)14,7 kN3305 lbf
Speed550 km/h297 kts
  342 mph
Service Ceiling8.000 m26.247 ft
Range1.700 km918 NM
1.056 mi.
Empty Weight9.400 kg20.723 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight16.000 kg35.274 lbs
Wing Span25,00 m82 ft 0 in
Wing Area70,0 m753 ft
Length20,36 m66 ft 10 in
Height6,50 m21 ft 4 in
First Flight21.10.1966
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1967-1981
Total Production1010
NATO CodeCodling
Data for (Version)Yakovlev Yak-40 / Jakowlew Jak-40

[Photo-ID: 11701] Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
Yakovlev Yak-40, Polish Air Force, 037, c/n 9510238, Karsten Palt, 2015Yakovlev
Polish Air Force
Reg.: 037
c/n: 9510238
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]