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Antonov An-72 and An-74 (Coaler)
Official Designation An-72
NATO Code Name Coaler
U.S. Counterpart Boeing YC-14 AMST (1972)
Primary Role Tactical airlift with Short TakeOff and Landing (STOL) capability
National Origin Ukraine
Manufacturer Antonov Design Bureau
Wingspan 84 feet, 9 inches (25.83m)
Length 87 feet, 2 inches (26.58m)
Height at Tail 27 feet (8.24m)
Cargo Hold Length: 29 feet, 6 inches (9m);
Width at floor: 6 feet, 11 inches (2.1m);
Height: 7 feet, 3 inches (2.2m)
Armament None
Engines Two Lotarev D-36 turbofans
Thrust 14,330 pounds (63.74kN) per engine
Cruise Speed 447 mph (720km/h)
Max Speed 472 mph (760km/h)
Range (w/ max payload) 540 nm (1,000km)
Range (w/ max fuel) 2,050 nm (3,800km)
Service Ceiling 26,246 feet (8,000m)
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Payload 11,023 pounds (5,000kg)
Max Takeoff Weight 67,240 pounds (30,500kg)
Basic Crew Three
Date Deployed 1979
Total in Service Unknown
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