AN-30 /
Aerial photography airplane. Year of the first flight - 1967.


TheAN-30 (AN-24ФК) aerial photographer

 TheAN-30 aerial photographer was developed on a basis of the AN-24 passenger airplane. It is the first in the history of domestic aviation building machine designed with the only purpose – to perform aerial photography. From basis version it differs with the navigator’s nose glass cock-pit and photo-doors in the floor of the cabin. It has 9 modifications. It can be used in a cargo version.

On August 25, 1967 the first flight of the AN-30 was performed from “Taganrog zavodskoi” airfield.

The airplanes of the AN-30 family produced serially in Kiev at Kiev aviation production association.

In common from 1973 to 1980 123 units were produced. 24 aircraft were exported to 7 countries of the world.

The individual AN-30-s till present work in Air Forces of the several countries.