|Maximum takeoff weight||24000kg|
|Wing Load (kg/m2)||320|
|Power load (kg/hp)||4.26|
|Maximum Speed at 6000m||540km/h|
|Cruise Speed at 6000m||440km/h|
|Range with maximum load||980km|
Tactical transport, development of the An-24. The An-26 like the An-24RV has an auxiliary turbojet in the right engine nacell, used for high-and-hot operations. The An-26 has a rear loading ramp and decreased number of cabin windows..
The An-26 serves at the same time as medium sized military transport. In addition to carrying cargo, it is equipped with side benches to accommodate troops or parachuters. In recent years, the An-26 has become quite popular for work with relief organizations and freight forwarders in Africa and Latin America. Thanks to the rear loading ramp, the An-26 can operated without much ground support.
Passenger variant can accommodate 40 passengers.
By the year 1983 more than 1000 An-26 were built.
|Modified March 11, 1999||Back to|