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Antonov An-10

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An-10 Ukraine
Ан-10 Украина
Role Airliner
Manufacturer Antonov
Designed by Oleg Antonov
First flight 1957
Introduced 1959[1]
Retired 1972
Primary user Aeroflot
Number built 108
Variants Antonov An-12

The Antonov An-10 Ukraine (Russian: Антонов Ан-10 Украина) was a four-engined turboprop passenger transport aircraft. It first flew in 1957. 108 were built. The aircraft was developed simultaneously with a cargo version Antonov An-12 (more than 1200 built). The specification required the aircraft to be able to operate from unprepared airfields.

After an accident due to a lack of pitch manoevrability, stabilizer fins were removed and the aircraft was re-designated the An-10A. The capacity increased to 110 seats.

The type was withdrawn from service in 1972 after an accident that revealed a structure weakness of the wing base. At the same time, her sister Antonov An-12 (that shares 90% of components with An-10) appeared to be very robust and is still in service in many countries. After the withdrawal of An-10, it was replaced by Ilyushin Il-18 and Antonov An-24 initially, then later by Tupolev Tu-134.

Operators

 Soviet Union

Specifications (An-10A)

Data from Tayyareci.com

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3
  • Capacity: 100 passengers
  • Length: 37 m (121 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 38 m (124 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 9.38 m (30 ft 9 in)
  • Wing area: 121.73 m² (1310.33 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 30,500 kg (67,241 lb)
  • Gross weight: 55,100 kg (121,475 lb)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Ivchenko AI-20 turboprop, 2980 kW (3996 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 680 km/h (423 mph)
  • Range: 4075 km (2532 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 12000 m (39,370 ft)

See also

Related development

Related lists

  1. ^ "Antonov". Aviation.ru. 2004-05-24. http://www.aviation.ru/An/. Retrieved on 2006-06-24. 
  2. ^ Sevel, M. Haluk (2001). "ANTONOV An-10". Tayyareci. http://www.tayyareci.com/rus-ucaklari/an10.asp. 

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