ANTONOV An-22 Antheus

Aircraft
Name: 
An-22 Antheus
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
High wing
Tail: 
Double fin, mid set
WTC
H
APC
C
Type Code: 
L4T
Engine: 
Turboprop
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
ANTONOV An-22 Antheus
ANTONOV Antheus

AN22

Longe range large capacity freighter. In service since 1965. Heavylift freighter development. NATO code name: Cock. World´s largest propeller driven aircraft. Replaced by the An-124. Developed from 1947 until 1974. Approx 70 numbers were built, a few dozen remain in commercial and military service. Max. TAS: 400 kt, 0.68 M .

Technical Data
Wing span: 
64.40 m
Length: 
57.90 m
Height: 
12.50 m
Powerplant: 

4 x 15.000 SHP Kuznetsov NK-12MA turboprop with 8 blade counter rotating propellers.

Engine Model: 
Kuznetsov NK-12
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
1300 m
MTOW: 
250000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
215 kts
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
430 kts
ROC: 
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
360 kts
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
400 kts
MACH: 
0.60
Ceiling: 
260
Range: 
2700 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
450 kts
ROD: 
1670 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
260 kts
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
1430 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
800 m

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