|Role||Twin-engined business jet|
The Yakovlev Yak-48 is a twin-engined long-range business jet or regional carrier.
Design and development
The Yakovlev Yak-48 was developed in 1989 as a long-range business jet capable of seating up to eight passengers and traveling from New York to Paris, or as a local-service airliner with seats for up to eighteen. It was to have been powered by two rear-mounted Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305 turbofans. Once the design was completed development proceeded quickly.
- Crew: two pilots
- Capacity: up to 19 passengers
- Length: 19.3 m (63 ft 4 in)
- Wingspan: 17.42 m (57 ft 2 in)
- Height: ()
- Wing area: 30.2 m² (325 ft²)
- Empty weight: 8,060 kg (17,769 lb)
- Loaded weight: kg (lb)
- Max. takeoff weight: 15,172 kg (33,448 lb)
- Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW306A , kN (lbf) each
- Maximum speed: 880 km/h (547 mph)
- Range: 6,852 km (4,258 nm)
- Service ceiling: m (ft)
- Rate of climb: m/s (ft/min)
- Wing loading: kg/m² (lb/ft²)
- Related development
- Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era
- Gunston, Bill. Yakovlev Aircraft since 1924. London, UK: Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1997. ISBN 1-55750-978-6.
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