ANTONOV An-72

Aircraft
Name: 
An-72
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
High wing
Tail: 
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
B
Type Code: 
L2J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Over wing mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
ANTONOV An-72
ANTONOV An-74-100
ANTONOV An-74-200

AN72

Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) utility and polar transporter. In service since 1985. Tactical transport development for Soviet Air Force as replacement for the An-26. Variants are in use as commercial freighters. Versions developed:

  • An-72 base model,
  • An-72S VIP transport and
  • An-72P maritime patrol aircraft.
  • An-74 with enlarged nose radome,
  • An-74T freighter,
  • An-74TK convertible passenger/freighter model and
  • An-74P VIP transport.
Technical Data
Wing span: 
31.90 m
Length: 
28.10 m
Height: 
8.70 m
Powerplant: 

2 x 63.74 kN ZMKB Progress D-36 turbofans.

Engine Model: 
Lotarev D-36
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
1170 m
MTOW: 
30500 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
323 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
360
Range: 
2320 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
1800 m

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