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The Antonov An-30, is a development of the An-24 designed for aerial cartography.
The first aerial survey version of the Antonov An-24 was designed by the Beriev OKB and designated An-24FK.
The FK stood for fotokartograficheskiy (Aerial cartography) Aircraft.
The prototype was converted from a production An-24A at Beriev’s No. 49 construction shop during 1966.
The An-24FK made its first flight on 21 August 1967, with state acceptance trials being completed in 1970 and civil certification completed in 1974.
Redesignated An-30, production began in 1971 at the Antonov factory.
123 production An-30s were manufactured between 1971 and 1980 in Kiev in two main versions.
Length: 24.26 m (79 ft 7 in)
Wingspan: 29.2 m (95 ft 10 in)
Height: 8.32 m (27 ft 4 in)
Wing area: 75 m2 (810 sq ft)
Aspect ratio: 11.4
Airfoil: root: TsAGI S-5-18; tip: TsAGI S-3-13
Empty weight: 15,590 kg (34,370 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 23,000 kg (50,706 lb)
Power plant: 2 × Ivchenko AI-24T turboprop engines, 2,090 kW (2,803 shp) each equivalent
Propellers: 4-bladed constant-speed propellers
Maximum speed: 540 km/h (340 mph, 290 kn)
Cruise speed: 430 km/h (270 mph, 230 kn)
Range: 2,630 km (1,630 mi, 1,420 nmi) (with no reserves)