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ANTONOV An-22 Antheus

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Name An-22 Antheus
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Double fin, mid set
WTC Heavy
Type code L4T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4

Manufacturered as:

ANTONOV An-22 Antheus

ANTONOV An-22 Antheus

ANTONOV An-22 Antheus ANTONOV An-22 Antheus 3D


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 .

Technical Data

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

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS 215 kts IAS 430 kts IAS 360 kts MACH TAS 400 kts MACH IAS 450 kts IAS 260 kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1300 m ROC 1000 ft/min ROC 1500 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.6 ROD ft/min ROD 1670 ft/min MCS kts Distance 800 m
MTOW 250000250,000 kg <br />250 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL260 ROD 1430 ft/min APC C
WTC H Range 27002,700 nm <br />5,000,400 m <br />5,000.4 km <br />16,405,511.823 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AN22

None on SKYbrary