MEDIUM TRANSPORT MULTIPURPOSE AIRCRAFT AN -178

MEDIUM TRANSPORT MULTIPURPOSE AIRCRAFT AN -178 MEDIUM TRANSPORT MULTIPURPOSE AIRCRAFT AN -178 Manufacturer: State Enterprise "Antonov" The AN -178 is medium transport multipurpose aircraft of the family AN -148/-158 (avionics and systems from AN-148/AN-158). It was designed to replace AN -12 and C-160 and provides the following: full replacement through dimensions and cargo-lifting capacity; maximum efficiency over superiority of all flight and technical characteristics; reduce of operation cost over replacement of two turbojets instead of four or two turboprops; Compliance to all modern requirements and standards due to on-board equipment and avionics of new generation. Main  Specifications Maximum payload   Civil Aircraft Military Airlifter Ordinary runway Ordinary runway STOL 16,0 t 15,0 t 18,0 t (overload) 7,0 t Practical range with cargo, km        - 18 t  -  - 990  -        - 15 t (16 t for civil aircraft) 1 620 1 610 2040 -        - 10 t 3 950 3500 3890 -        - 5 t 4700 4 620 4620 2 000        -  ferry range 5300 5230 5230 4380 AN-178 – cargo compartment’s capabilities: Carriage:                                                                                 Items                                        Weight Soldiers                                                                                 90 pers.                                       10,8 t Paratroopers                                                                         70 pers.                                      8,3 t Wounded at the stretchers + at seats                                48+15 pers.                               6,0 t   Cruising altitude 12 200 m Cruising speed 825 km/h Cabin volume:  - with cargo ramp 167 m3                          - without  cargo ramp 122 m3 Cargo compartment dimensions 13,21 (16,54) m x 2,73  m x 2,73  m Crew 2+1 Engines 2 × D436-148FM