Antonov AN-26 (AN 26) Soviet military transport aircraft, developed at the Antonov Design Bureau. It is a modification of the original An-24 model.
The Antonov An-26 twin-engine turboprop was originally developed as a military transport aircraft, redesignated for the transportation and landing of military personnel and cargo. An-26, was designed by the Antonov Design Bureau, on the basis of the An-24 passenger aircraft, and, in fact, is its modernization. The An-26 flight is designed for short and medium distances. The aircraft's ferry range is more than two thousand kilometers.
The cargo compartment is located from frame 7 to frame 33; there is a built-in conveyor in the cabin. In the section of the cargo compartment, four round windows are installed on both sides. The window in the right (between frames 23-24) and left (14-15) side is combined with emergency hatches. A cargo hatch with a ramp is located between frames 33-40. A monorail is installed on the ceiling of the fuselage in the plane of symmetry, along which a telpher moves, designed to perform loading and unloading operations.
The first flight of the An-26 cargo plane took place on May 21, 1969 from the Svyatoshin airfield.
Aircraft of the An-26 family were mass-produced in Kiev at the Kiev Aviation Production Association in the period from 1969 to 1986.
A total of 1398 aircraft were produced, of which 420 were exported.
On September 28, 2009 the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a Type Certificate for An-26 and An-26B cargo aircraft. This made it possible to continue the successful operation of these aircraft, registered in the EU countries. In particular, they are actively used for the transportation of mail and urgent cargo in the airlines of Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary and Poland.
An-26 is still in operation. Over the years of operation of this machine, its numerous modifications have been released, created to solve highly specialized tasks. Some of the aircraft modifications are made in limited quantities.
CARGO COMPARTMENT SIZE
1110x220x160 CM / 437 "x86" x62 "
220x165 CM / 86 "x64"
Flight performance of the An-26 aircraft:
Wingspan 29.2 m;
aircraft length 23.8 m;
height 8.6 m;
wing area 75.0 m2.
Crew of 5 people.
The An-26 aircraft is capable of carrying 38-40 passengers or 30 paratroopers or 24 wounded with accompanying medical personnel.
Weights and loads:
Maximum takeoff 24000 kg,
Normal takeoff 23000 kg,
Empty 15020 kg;
Fuel 5500 kg;
Maximum payload 5500 kg.
Maximum speed 540 km / h;
cruising speed 435 km / h;
landing speed 190 km / h;
practical ceiling 7500 m;
- with a maximum load of 1240 km (according to other sources 1100 km),
- with a maximum fuel supply (ferry) 2660 km,
takeoff run 780 m (according to other sources 870 m),
run length 730 m (according to other sources 650 m).
The onboard equipment ensures the performance of transport and landing tasks day and night, in simple and difficult weather conditions, and landing in poor visibility. It includes: flight and navigation, radio navigation, radio communication, radar, airborne transport and high-altitude equipment, as well as electrical equipment and an anti-icing system.
An-26 aircraft modifications:
An-26 - basic modification.
An-26B is a civil transport aircraft for container transportation.
An-26B "Cyclone" - an aircraft for fighting thunderclouds.
An-26 "Vita" - a medical aircraft. One car built.
An-26D - additional fuel tanks are installed on the aircraft.
An-26 - an aircraft for ice reconnaissance. One aircraft was built.
An-26P is a firefighting aircraft. Five cars were built.
An-26RTR - an aircraft for radio-technical reconnaissance.
An-26REP is an electronic warfare aircraft.
An-26 "Sphere" is a special aircraft for studying the properties of the atmosphere. One aircraft was built.
An-26Sh is a training aircraft.
An-26M is a medical aircraft.
An-26RT is a repeater aircraft.
An-26-100 - passenger aircraft, capacity - 43 passengers.
An-26LL "Standard" is a laboratory aircraft for testing the operation of airfield equipment. There are no analogues.
An-30 is an airplane for aerial photography.
An-32 is an aircraft with an increased power engine, created for high-altitude and hot climate conditions.
Y-7H (Y-14-100) - An-26 manufactured in China.
Note: many of the modifications created by the original revision of the aircraft with the installation of the appropriate equipment at the ARZ were carried out according to official documents (forms) like an ordinary An-26
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Frequently Asked Questions about Антонов Ан 26
What category is a Антонов Ан 26 ?
The Антонов Ан 26 belongs to a Russian aircraft category
What is maximum Baggage capacity in Антонов Ан 26 ?
Baggage capacity in Антонов Ан 26 is 0.0 m3
How many seats does a Антонов Ан 26 have?
The Антонов Ан 26 has typical seating for 0 pax passengers and 4 crew.
What is the aircraft cabin height on Антонов Ан 26 ?
Cabin height on Антонов Ан 26 is 1.91 m.
What is the length of the cabin in a Антонов Ан 26 ?
The Антонов Ан 26 cabin is 11.1 m. long from the cockpit bulkhead to the aft lavatory (excluding baggage).
What is the service ceiling of a Антонов Ан 26 ?
The Антонов Ан 26 has a service ceiling of 7300 m..
What is the max cruise speed of a Антонов Ан 26 ?
The max cruise speed of the Антонов Ан 26 is 435 km./h..
What is the range of a Антонов Ан 26 ?
The Антонов Ан 26 has a max range of 1100 km.
How much does it cost to charter a Антонов Ан 26 ?
Charter price for Антонов Ан 26 staring from от 0 €.