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Tupolev Tu-135

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Model of Tupolev Tu-135 from USSR-Russian Aviation & Space Collectibles (Alex Panchenko).

13 inches length hand made model of design work of the Tupolev `135`.Availability and price check by e-mail or call. Aircraft was nearing completion in early 1960`s. With a canard configuration, delta-shaped wing and wingtips lowered when in the air, the aircraft closely resembled the XB-70 Valkyrie.The powerplant consisted of four NK-6s and later NK-10 engines in a common packet under the rear part of fuselage. The aircraft length was 147 ft, wing span 91ft.Take off weight was to be 418,760 lb, the range of cruising speed equal to 1,350 knots at 73,822 ft.One Kh-22 (AS-4 Kitchen) missile with a maximum range of 297 nm was to be carried suspended under the engines. A slightly larger airliner version, the Tu-135P could carry 100-120 passengers and there was a bomber variant, the Tu-137.
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http://www.ussr-airspace.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28_39_38_108&products_id=2004
 

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