|Length||11.9 cm||4.7 in||Approx|
|Wingspan||14.6 cm||5.7 in||Approx|
- Constructed with metal and plastic components
- Undercarriage fixed extended
- Display stand included.
AviaBoss A2023 – 1/200 Scale Antonov An-26, VVS
AviaBoss diecast model A2023 replicates in 1/200 scale the Antonov An-26 of serial number RF-36072, of the Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily Rossii (Military Air Forces of Russia or VVS).
The Antonov An-26 (NATO reporting name: Curl) is a Russian twin-engined turboprop light transport aircraft. It first flew on May 21, 1969, entering service during 1970. Based on the An-24 with an extended rear fuselage with cargo door and ramp. Exported to many nations including the United States Air Force (USAF), produced ended in 1986 with 1,398 airframes built.
The airframe is an all-metal structure mainly of aluminium alloy with “Bimetal” (duralumin-titanium) to portions of the fuselage to protect from damage on unpaved airfields. The fuselage is a semi-monocoque design with a rear cargo door and loading ramp, stowed under the fuselage. The wings are a high mounted tapered cantilevered design with a conventional single-fin tail assembly and retractable tricycle undercarriage. Flight crew consists of five; two pilots, radio operator, flight engineer and navigator), the cabin carries up to 40 passengers or 5,500 kg (12,100 lb) of cargo.
The An-26 uses two Ivchenko-Progress AI-24VT Turboprop engines mounted under each wing, driving four-bladed fully feathering constant-speed propellers. The An-26 has a cruise speed of 440 km/h (273.4 mph), a service ceiling of 9,000 m (29,527 ft) and range of 1,100 km (683.5 mi).