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A-50 Mainstay Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft (AEW&C)

Crew

15 (five flight crew and ten mission crew)

Maiden Flight

1978

Entry into Service

1984

Manufacturer

Beriev Aircraft Company

Operators

Russia, China, India, Iran, and Iraq

Length

49.59m

Wingspan

50.50m

Wing Area

300m²

Empty Weight

75,000kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

170,000kg

Type

4×Aviadvigatel PS-90A turbofan engines

Power

157kN (35,200lbf) each

Maximum Speed

800km/h

Maximum Flight Range

5,000km

Service Ceiling

10km

Maximum Altitude

5,000m to 10,000m

Maximum Endurance

7 hours 40 minutes
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