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An-74 Madcap AWACS

Country of Origin: Russia


The Madcap was an airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft derived from the An-72/An-74 Coaler (see separate database entry).

The wing had a high aspect ratio of 10.31 and a leading edge swept at 17 degrees outside of the engines. The trailing edge was unswept out to mid-span with the outer panels being only slightly swept. The wings were mounted at a 10-degree anhedral outboard of the engines. Triple-slotted flaps lined the trailing edge from root to the inset...

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