An-70

Medium-Range Short Take-Off & Landing Military Cargo Aircraft


 

An-70 is medium-range short take-off and landing military cargo aircraft ensures transportation of nearly whole nomenclature of airmobile machinery and armament with gross weight of 35-47 tones, paratrooping of up to 110 soldiers and equipment including single cargos up to 21 tones weight, air landing of 300 soldiers with individual weapon and evacuation of 206 injured or sick personnel.

 

Operational features:
Depending on operation mode and take-off weight, An-70 is able to operate from 1550-1800 meters longconcrete runaways with medium surface strength, as well as from 600-700 meters long unpaved airfields with low surface strength. An-70 provides transportation of 20 tones of cargo for distance of 3000 km in short take-off and landing mode, being operated from 600-700 meters long unpaved runaway. 

Four engines D-27 with coaxial rotor propellers SV-27 ensure high cruise speed while allowing 20- 30% fuel saving in comparison with modern turbojet aircrafts. Digital integrated system of on-board equipment ensures the exploitation of aircraft in all latitudes at any time of day or night, normal and adverse weather operation, flights above no reference marks area, protection from air defence means, formation flights, take-off and landing on unprepaired unpaved airfields. Built-in aerial-delivery system ensures the independence of loading and unloading of wide nomenclature cargos and their air dropping.

 

An-70 performance

Maximum payload capacity (tones)

                                  47
Airfield condition

Usual take-off/landing           Short take-off/landing
        Concrete                              Unpaved 

Required airfield length (meters)

       1550-1800                             600-700

Practical range (km)

- with cargo of 47 tones
- with cargo of 35 tones
- with cargo of 20 tones
- without cargo

 

           3000
           5100
           6600                                   3000
           6700                                   8000

Cruising speed (km/hr)

                              700–750

Cruising level (meters)

                            9000–12000

Engines:

Type

Quantity x power (kW)

 

                   Turboprop-fan engine D-27
                             4 x 10300

Crew (persons)                                  3–5

 

Two aircrafts are in production at the moment upon the order of Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.

 

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SOME HISTORY FACTS





10,000

Tonnes of iron
Shot at Siege of Sebastopol during Crimean War





144,000

Revolutions per minute
Does a bullet fired from Lee Enfield rifle, as used in both world wars





2,000

Women
The Nizam of Hyderabad raised in 1975 for his war against the Marathas





130,000

Meters
Is an effective range of Big Bertha, the World War I howitzer


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