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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.
|Wing span||31.9 m104.659 ft|
|Length||28.1 m92.192 ft|
|Height||8.7 m28.543 ft|
|Powerplant||2 x 63.74 kN ZMKB Progress D-36 turbofans.|
|Engine model||Lotarev D-36|
Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AN72
None on SKYbrary