Technical data
Type An-22
Function transport
Year 1974
Crew 5-6
Engines 4*15000hp Kuznetsov NK-12MA
Speed 679km/h
Ceiling 10000m
Range 10950km
Load 80000kg

An-22, O.K.Antonov 'Antej' (Antheus) 'Cock'

US Government photos (32k, 60k, 40k), found once at Roy Cochrun's monthly changing Page;
56k b/w, loading... photo by V.Smolyakov, 'Krylia Rodiny' March 1989
small image of a big plane

Large transport aircraft. The twin tailfins of 'Antej' (Antheus) are an uncommon characteristic. It was the largest aircraft in the world until the introduction of the C-5.

Approx. 80 built.



More An-22 links...
  • An-22
  • An-22
  • An-22, Antonov 'Cock'
  • An-22 at Yanko's Russian Weapons Catalog; (added 8/18/97)
  • Antonov Giants Page dedicated to An-22, An-124, An-225 heavy cargo planes.
  • An-22 at Virtual Aircraft Museum
  • An-22 Antheus
  • An-22 Antheus

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