FS2002 Antonov An-12-BK-PPS Russian Air Force

An-12 : military transport and commercial freighter.
An-12-BK-PPS : radar clutters spreader.
First flew in 1957, still in service in many countries.
Can operate equally well from unpaved ground strips as from snow/ice strips.
Country of origin: Ukraine. More than 1200 built China now manufacture the AN-12 as Y-8 under lisence (more than 660 built).
Design and painting: Samdim

All about An-12-BK-PPS

The Antonov An-12-BK-PPS proofed to be a very versatile transport aircraft. It was produced in large numbers and is still in extensive use both with Air Forces of the CIS and commercial operators. Its sturdy construction and its rear loading ramp gives the An-12-BK-PPS the capacity to operate in remote areas or from poorly equiped airfields.

In its importance as a cargo aircraft in the CIS, it comes only second to the Ilyushin Il-76 jet. Therefore, the An-12 can be observed on Western European an Middle Eastern airports quite frequently.

Besides the standard tranport version, several specialised versions were developed. While the Russian Airforce still maintains a number of An-12-BK-PPS holding electronic sensing and counter measures equipment, other An-12-BK-PPS were used to track weather patterns.

Our suppliers aircraft offers a reliable, safe and cost-effective way to transport your time and price sensitive product, even out of remote airfields. The An-12-BK-PPS is the only aircraft in the 20 ton capability class of aircraft able to operate even from unpaved fields
proofed to be a very versatile transport aircraft. It was produced in large numbers and is still in extensive use both with Air Forces of the CIS and commercial operators. Its sturdy construction and its rear loading ramp gives the An-12-BK-PPS the capacity to operate in remote areas or from poorly equiped airfields.

In its importance as a cargo aircraft in the CIS, it comes only second to the Ilyushin Il-76 jet. Therefore, the An-12-BK-PPS can be observed on Western European an Middle Eastern airports quite frequently.

Besides the standard tranport version, several specialised versions were developed. While the Russian Airforce still maintains a number of An-12-BK-PPS holding electronic sensing and counter measures equipment, other An-12 were used to track weather patterns.

Our suppliers aircraft offers a reliable, safe and cost-effective way to transport your time and price sensitive product, even out of remote airfields. The An-12-BK-PPS is the only aircraft in the 20 ton capability class of aircraft able to operate even from unpaved fields.

Technical Data:

Powerplants

Four
2490kW (3495shp) Ivchenko AI20K driving AV68 four blade constant speed propellers.
Shaanxi Y-8A – Four
3170kW (4250shp) Zhuzhou WJ6 driving four blade constant speed propellers.

Performance

Max speed 777km/h (420kt)
Max cruising speed 670km/h (361kt)
Range with
Max payload 3600km (1940nm)
Full fuel load 5700km (3075nm).
Y-8A
Max speed 660km/h (357kt
Economical cruising speed 530km/h (286kt)
Range with max fuel load 5615km (3030nm)
Range with max payload 1275km (690nm)

Weights

Empty 28,000kg (61,730lb)
Max takeoff 61,000kg (134,480lb).
Y-8
Empty 35,490kg (77,237lb)
Max takeoff 61,000kg (134,480lb).

Dimensions

Wing span 38.00m (124ft 8in)
Length 33.10m (108ft 7in)
Height 10.53m (34ft 7in)
Wing area 121.7m2 (1310sq ft)

Y-8
Same except for
Length 34.02m (111ft 8in)
Height 11.16m (36ft 8in)
Wing area 121.9m2 (1311.7sq ft).

Capacity

Flightcrew consisting of two pilots, a flight engineer, radio operator and navigator housed (the latter in the glazed nose).
Can be arranged to accommodate 14 passengers plus freight, with military versions carrying up to 90 troops.
Max payload 20,000kg (44,090lb).

Comment:

Hello everybody and welcome to a new review. This time I have done a review of an excellent plane as the Antonov An-12-BK-PPS Russian Air Force is. This plane does not have virtual cabin installed. By the other hand the main cabin is full of detailed, plenty of gauges. There are two models with different textures, one for Silkair and BK-PSS of the Russian Air Force. Both are detailed like the real planes. The model includes moving wheels. The plane sounds has been taken from the real engine sounds of the Antonov. After checking the plane on the ground, I’ve take off and seen that the landing gear comes into the plane as it should do. A must download for russian aircraft lovers.

My rating is 7/10


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