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Antonov An-26. A photo. Video. Driving compartment. Characteristics. Reviews.
The twin-engine Antonov An-turbinovintovoy 26, originally designed as a military transport plane, remapped for transportation and landing of military personnel and cargo. An-26, was designed by the Antonov Design Bureau, based on passenger aircraft An-24, and, in fact, is its modernization. Flight An-26 is designed for short and medium distances. Ferry range aircraft is more than two thousand kilometers.
An aircraft-26 design consists of an all-metal fuselage with vysokoraspolozhennym reinforced wing and vertical tail surfaces odnokilevym. The rear part of the fuselage is equipped with a cargo door wide 2,40 meters, with hinged ramp, specially designed for the An-26. Under the wings of the aircraft, the An-26, gondola is equipped with two turboprop engines AI-24VT propeller left rotation and automatically variable pitch, AB-72. Also on the right engine nacelle mounted auxiliary turbojet engine RU-19A-300.
This reactive power setting is used to start the main engines onboard AI-24VT, as well as to provide additional traction when climbing during takeoff or failure of one of the main engines. The engine nacelles also established basic, two-wheeled, retractable landing gear.
An 26 photo
The decision on the development of the An-26 12 aircraft was made in March 1968 years.
Assembling the first test model was completed in December 20 1968 years.
His first flight of the An-26 21 May 1969 committed, under the command of the pilot Ketova JN .. Then began a program of state tests of the plane. Since the aircraft was planned to be used in landing purposes, special attention was paid to the opening cargo door in flight. the aircraft is also being tested at high altitudes.
The first serial An-26 was produced at the Kiev aircraft plant, August 29 1962 years. Mass production of the aircraft started to 1970 years, after all the official state trials. An A-26, was adopted by the Ministry of Defence of the USSR May 1975 26 years.
An 26 cabin
An aircraft-26 Production continued until 1986 years.
July 12 1999 year started retrofitting aircraft An-26 and civil transport An-26B in aircraft for passenger transport, to replace the obsolete An-24. Upgraded passenger version of the aircraft given the designation AN-26-100 and An-26B-100. These aircraft are equipped on each side with four additional portholes. On these machines installed passenger seats Ulyanovsk Joint Stock Company "Aviastar". These aircraft are equipped with refrigeration equipment, as well as the optional video equipment and other household devices. At present, two variants of the AN-26B-100. The first option is designed to carry a passenger 31, 43 second version is equipped with passenger seats. Antonov An-26-100 43 usually has a passenger seat.
In 1992 year in China aircraft factory in Xi'an, Y-7H500 civilian version of the aircraft was released. This model is made of the earlier transport aircraft Xian Y-7H, which in turn is a copy of the Soviet aircraft An-26.
Antonov An-26 was produced in the following versions:
An-26B - civil version for container traffic
An-26BRL - aircraft designed to conduct ice reconnaissance
An-26P - version designed for fire services
An-26 «Sphere" - version with installed equipment for the study of atmospheric conditions
An-26SH - aircraft variant for the preparation and training navigators.
An-26M - Medical version of the aircraft
An-26-100 - civilian aircraft for passenger traffic.
An-26B "Cyclone" - this version of the aircraft carries equipment to disperse the storm clouds.
An-26PTP - option ELINT
In addition to these modifications, designed and other variants of the AN-26.
An interior-26 scheme
Total production was released about 1400-26 An aircraft. In today's time the passenger version of the aircraft, the An-26-100, as well as several other modified An-26 continue to be used on the lines of air transport.
Technical characteristics of the AN-26-100
Antonov An-26. Gallery.
First flight: May 21 1969 years
Years of mass production: c 1969 1986, at the city
Length: 23,80 m.
Height: 8,58 m.
Empty weight: 15020 kg.
Wing area: 74,98 sq.m.
Wingspan: 29,20 m.
Cruising speed: 440 km / h..
Maximum speed: 540 km / h..
Stall speed: 260-280 km / h
Ceiling: 7500 m.
The radius of action of the aircraft: 1100 km.
Range: 2600 km.
Length of takeoff: 870 m.
path length: 650 m.
Capacity: 5550 kg.
Engines: 2 turboprop engines AI-24VT
Crew: 5 people
Number of seats: 35-43 places
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