AN-26 / Transportation airplane. Year of the first flight - 1969.
It became a basic one for 25 domestic versions and modifications. One of them is the AN-26Пforest fire-fighter, designed on a basis of the AN-26 serial transport by mounting two outer discharging tanks with volume of
On May 21, 1969 the first flight of the AN-26 cargo airplane from Svyatoshin airfield.
Airplanes of the AN-26 family produced serially in
On September 28, 2009 the European Agency of Safety of Aviation issued type certificate on the AN-26 and the AN-26Б cargo airplanes. It allowed to continue successful operation of these airplanes registered in the countries of the EU. In particular they are actively used for transportation of the mail and urgent cargoes in the airlines of