Antonow / Antonov An-72 / An-74

STOL Transport Aircraft

Antonow / Antonov An-74 © Mike Vallentin
Photo ©: Mike Vallentin
The Antonov An-72 is a twin-engined multi-purpose STOL transport jet aircraft developed by the Soviet design bureau OKB Antonov (today Antonov ASTC, Ukraine). The An-74 is a variant for operations in cold weather conditions in polar regions. The An-72 & An-74 are in operation with both military and civil operators.
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelLotarev D-36
Engine Power (each)63,7 kN14320 lbf
Speed706 km/h381 kts
  438 mph
Service Ceiling10.700 m35.105 ft
Range4.800 km2.592 NM
2.983 mi.
Empty Weight19.000 kg41.888 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight34.500 kg76.059 lbs
Wing Span31,89 m104 ft 8 in
Wing Area98,6 m1061 ft
Length28,07 m92 ft 1 in
Height8,65 m28 ft 5 in
First Flight22.12.1977
Production Statusin production
NATO CodeCoaler Madcap
Data for (Version)Antonov / Antonow An-72A