Tupolev Tu-16

ICAO aircraft code TU16
Manufacturer Tupolev
Country Russia

The Tupolev Tu-16 (NATO reporting name: Badger) was a twin-engined jet strategic heavy bomber used by the Soviet Union.

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Tupolev Tu-16 Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
TU16
Manufacturer
Tupolev
Manufactured
1953 - 1962
Country
Russia

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x Mikulin AM-3 M-500
Jet
Power:
21,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
570 Kts
1,056 Km/h
Travel range:
3,900 Nm
7,223 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
42,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2500 feet / minute
12.70meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
79,000 Kg
174,163 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
76,000 Kg
167,550 lbs
Max Payload:
9,000 Kg
19,841 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
11,200 gallon
42,396 liter

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About the Tupolev Tu-16

The Tupolev Tu-16 (NATO reporting name: Badger) was a twin-engined jet strategic heavy bomber used by the Soviet Union. It has flown for more than 60 years, and the Chinese licence-built Xian H-6 remains in service with the People’s Liberation Army Air Force.

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