|Engines||1*1000/850hp turbocharged ASh-62IR|
|Wing Load (kg/m2)||73.5|
|Power load (kg/hp)||5.2|
|Speed at ?m||280km/h|
Meteorological observation aircraft. Specially modified for atmospheric, geophysical, high elevation observations at mountain ranges. Engine performance was boosted by TK-9 turbocharger, providing 850hp up to 9500m altitude.
Special observation cockpit added at the tailfin root, providing excellent sight for observer.
First flight was performed on March 21, 1948 (pilot V.A.Didenko).
An-6 with V.Kalinin on controls captured two international altitude records for aircraft with 3000...6000kg takeoff weight:
|Modified September 10, 1998||Back to|