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An-72 Coaler transport

Country of Origin: Ukraine


The An-72 Coaler is a short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) cargo/transport plane in civil and military service. It was originally designed to replace the An-26 Curl transport. It is able to take off from unprepared airfields as well as those covered with snow and ice.

The wing has a high aspect ratio of 10.31 and a leading edge swept at 17 degrees outside of the engines. The trailing edge is unswept out to mid-span with the outer panels being only slightly swept. The wings are mounted...

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