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Antonov An-218

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Looking for any pictorial info on this unbuilt airliner. Thanks in advance.
 

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http://ram-home.com/ram-old/an-218.html
http://ram-home.com/ram-old/an-218-aviahistory.gif
 

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An-218 full-scale mockup appears at the backstage of these Kirill 'Guevara' series of An-70 vertical tail pictures.
http://kirill-guevara.livejournal.com/53052.html#cutid1
Timeframe of pictures is 2001-2004, mockup was destroyed in early or mid of 2006.
 

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Exhibition placard
 

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Antonov An-218

Type: Twin-turbofan passenger transport.

Program: Announced at 1991 Paris Air Show; mockup contstructed; first flight originally scheduled for 1996, but development now deferred.

Current versions

An-218-100: Basic version described in detail below.

An-218-200: Extended range; two D-18TR (modified D-18TM), each 275 kN (61,820 lb st), or PW4060, CF6-80CB6, or RB211-524H4 engines; additional fuel tanks in cargo compartments; enhanced cabin comfort for 220 passengers; range 5,720 n miles (10,600 km; 6,585 miles).

An-218-300: Long-range version; fuselage shortened by 11.50 m (37 ft 8.75 in) by removal of plugs; additional fuel in cargo compartments; 195 passengers; range 6,045 n miles (11,200 km; 6,960 miles).

An-218-400: Under study; fuselage lengthened; 400 passengers; range 5,935 to 6,745 n miles (11,000 to 12,000 km; 6,835 to 7,455 miles).

Design features: In general class of very similar Airbus A330, but slightly smaller and lighter in weight, with less fuel. Certification to ICAO Cat. IIIa standards intended.

Power plant: Two ZMKB Progress D-18TM turbofans, each 250-275 kN (56,200-61,820 lb st), in underwing pods.

Accomodation: Two pilots on modern flight deck with electronic displays; three basic cabin configurations: (1) 292 passengers: 18 first class six-abreast at 102 cm (40 in) pitch, 64 business class at 87 cm (34.25 in) pitch, and 210 economy class at 81 cm (32 in) pitch. (2) 350 passengers seven/eight abreast, all economy class. (3) 400 passengers seven/nine abreast at 75 cm (29.5 in) pitch. 24 freight/baggage containers in underfloor compartments. Four cabin doors on port side; service doors opposite.

Dimensions external
Wing span: 50.00 m (164 ft 0.5 in)
Length overall: 59.79 m (196 ft 2 in)
Height overall: 15.70 m (51 ft 6 in)

Dimensions internal
Cargo compartment volume front: 81.0 cu m (2,860 cu ft)

Cargo compartment volume rear: 57.5 cu m (2,030 cu ft)
Baggage compartment volume for outsize cargoes: 42.0 cu m (1,483 cu ft)

Weights and loadings
Max payload: 42,000 kg (92.600 lb)

Performance (estimated)
Nominal cruising speed at 10,600-11,600 m (34,775-38,000 ft): 458-470 kts (850-870 km/h; 528-540 mph)
Required runway length at 30 degrees C: 2,900 m (9,500 ft)
Range with reserves and 350 passengers: 3,400-4,045 n miles (6,300-7,500 km; 3,915-4,660 miles)
Range with reserves and 292 passengers: 3,885-4,585 n miles (7,200-8,500 km; 4,475-5,280 miles)
Fuel efficiency: 18 g/passenger-km

Source: Jackson, Paul ed. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1995-96 Jane's Information Group Ltd 1995 p. 443.
 

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Ill hope some one has good photos of the full size mockup of the An-218
 

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This are from my stuff about An-218:
 

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I have two general arrangements: one is from Gunston's "Osprey Encyclopedia of Russian Aircraft", and the other is from Jane's 1993 -1994. I hope they are of some value to you. It's an attractive-looking aircraft.
 

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Please find below a 1991 company brochure on the Antonov An-218.
 

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Model of Antonov An-218

Source:
http://alternathistory.org.ua/proekt-shirokofyuzelyazhnogo-srednemagistralnogo-passazhirskogo-samoleta-218-ukraina
 

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There is a piece on the An-218 (in Russian) at http://civilavia.info/?page_id=3516 it includes a photo of a mock-up similar to the one in my files from an unknown source.
 

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