/ Antonov An-26
The Antonov An-26 is a twin-engine turboprop civilian and military transport aircraft, designed and produced in the Soviet Union from 1969 to 1986 and then from the Ukraine to the present.
The An-26 has a secondary bomber role with under wing bomb racks.
The racks are attached to the fuselage in front of and behind the rear landing gear.
In the bombing role it was extensively used by the Vietnam People’s Air Force during the Cambodian–Vietnamese War and Sudanese Air Force during the Second Sudanese Civil War and the War in Darfur.
Also Russian Forces train with the An-26 as a bomber.
40 passengers / 5,500 kg (12,100 lb)
23.8 m (78 ft 1 in)
29.3 m (96 ft 2 in)
8.58 m (28 ft 2 in)
15,020 kg (33,113 lb)
Max take-off weight
24,000 kg (52,911 lb)
2 × Progress AI-24VT Turboprop engines,
2,103 kW (2,820 hp) each
1 × Tumansky Ru-19-A300, Turbojet booster / APU,
7.85 kN (1,760 lbf) thrust
4-bladed Constant speed metal bladed propellers
440 km/h (270 mph, 240 kn)
2,500 km (1,600 mi, 1,300 nmi) with maximum fuel
Range with max payload
1,100 km (680 mi)
7,500 m (24,600 ft)
Rate of climb
8 m/s (1,600 ft/min).
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