Antonovs Turboprop Twins


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8= x 11 128 pgs 200 color & b&w photosThe An-24 was designed in the late 1950s as the Soviet counterpart of the Fokker F.27 in both appearance and capabilities. The twin-turboprop An-24 was produced by three Soviet aircraft factories; many remain in operation. The Soviet Air Force needed a modern turboprop tactical transport with paradropping capability. Thus the airliner evolved first into the "quick fix" An-24T and then into the An-26 which introduced a unique sliding cargo ramp developed by Antonov and protected by many ...

Antonovs Turboprop Twins 2010, Ian Allan Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781857801538

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