AN-12 / Transportation airplane. Year of the first flight - 1957.
Specialized military-transport intended for transportation and paradropping (up to 60 men) troops and military technique (to 20 t). It used widely in 1979-
On December 1957 the AN-12 performed its first flight.
The AN-12 manufactured serially at three plants:
In common 1243 the AN-12-s and modifications were built. 187 airplanes were exported to 14 countries of the world.
Today the AN-12 works in “Antonov Airlines”. It is operated by many transport companies in
ANTONOV Company constantly researches conditions of the airplane construction. On their basis it is planed to increase its life-time to 55.000 flying hours, 19.000 flights, 55 years of operation.
On a basis of the AN-