This time we’re going to tell you about the workhorse of the Russian aviation, the Antonov An-26B. Here you’ll find detailed photos of the aircraft, its characteristics, and more!
In the picture: the An-26B.
The Antonov An-26 (NATO reporting name: Curl) is a twin-engined turboprop military transport aircraft, designed and produced in the USSR from 12 March 1968. The Antonov OKB adapted the ramp design of the An-40 to the An-24 fuselage, thus was born the An-26.
A joint of the loose piece of wing and its middle part. The wing consists of 23 wing ribs, skin and stringers.
The thickness of the wing skin differes in different part of the wing. Wing leading edges are heated. In trailing edge assemblies, there are wing flap control shafts and aileron clutch rods.