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AN22
Name An-22 Antheus
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Heavy
APC C
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

ANTONOV Antheus
ANTONOV An-22 Antheus


ANTONOV An-22 Antheus

ANTONOV An-22 Antheus

Image source: IANS

Description

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 .

General

Aircraft name An-22 Antheus
ICAO code/WTC AN22 / H
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Type code/APC L4T / C

Technical Data

Wing span 64.4 m211.286 ft
Length 57.9 m189.961 ft
Height 12.5 m41.01 ft
Powerplant 4 x 15.000 SHP Kuznetsov NK-12MA turboprop with 8 blade counter rotating propellers.
Engine model Kuznetsov NK-12


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AN22

None on SKYbrary

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