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Antonov An-70
Official Designation An-70
U.S. Counterpart Lockheed C-130J Hercules (1996)
Primary Role Tactical airlift with Short TakeOff and Landing (STOL) capability
National Origin Ukraine
Manufacturer Antonov Design Bureau
Wingspan 144 feet, 6 inches (44m)
Length 132 feet (40.2m)
Height at Tail 52 feet (16.1m)
Cargo Hold Length: 62 feet, 5 inches (19m);
Width at floor: 13 feet (4m);
Height: 13 feet (4m)
Armament None
Engines Four ZKMB Progress D-27 contra-rotating propfans
Horsepower 55,200 shp (41,160 kW) each
Cruise Speed 466 mph (750km/h)
Max Speed 497 mph (800km/h)
(w/ 44,100 lb (20,000kg) payload)
3,995 nm (7,400km)
(w/ 77,161 lb (35,000kg) payload)
2,050 nm (3,800km)
Service Ceiling 29,527 to 39,370 feet (9,000 to 12,000m)
Operating Weight 160,935 pounds (73,000kg)
Max Payload 103,615 pounds (47,000kg)
Max Takeoff Weight 286,600 pounds (130,000kg)
Required Field Length 5,905 feet (1,800m) with max payload
Required Field Length (STOL) 2,960 feet (900m)
Basic Crew Three
Date Deployed 1997
Total in Service Unknown
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