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Tu-2000 EAP
Part of Tu-2000 Family
Airbreathing Slush LH2 propellant rocket stage. Aerospaceplane to compete with American X-30. Single stage to orbit, scramjet air breather. Tupolev assigned to start work in 1993. Mockup built, and some subscale flights to Mach 6 on tactical missiles of scramjet model, but project now dormant due to lack of funds. Wing area 160 square meters, wing sweep 70 degrees. Two crew.

AKA: EAP - Experimental Aerospace Plane.;Tu-2000. Status: Development ended 1992. Thrust: 882.00 kN (198,281 lbf). Gross mass: 90,000 kg (198,000 lb). Unfuelled mass: 40,000 kg (88,000 lb). Specific impulse: 1,550 s. Specific impulse sea level: 1,550 s. Burn time: 860 s. Height: 60.00 m (196.00 ft). Diameter: 13.00 m (42.00 ft). Span: 14.00 m (45.00 ft).



Country: Russia. Engines: Scramjet. Launch Vehicles: Tu-2000. Propellants: Air/Slush LH2.

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