TYPE: Multi-purpose transport aircraft
MISSION: The An-38 transport aircraft is designed to transport passengers and cargoes (in containers too) on local routes. The An-38 can also be employed for aerial photography, geological surveys, patrol missions, fire-fighting operations, personnel and cargo airdrops, maritime reconnaissance, and medical evacuation.
POWERPLANTS: 2 x TPE-331-14GR-801E turboprops
EQUIPMENT: Different versions may have different passenger/ cargo combinations. Cargoes up to nine meters long can be loaded through the rear cargo hatch.
The An-38 can be operated from short unpaved and ice/snow-covered runways, from mountainous airfields situated at up to 2,600 m above the sea level, and is operational within the ambient temperature range of -50o to +45oC.
The integrated flight navigation system enables all-weather, day-and-night operation.
The aircraft is maintained on condition, without overhauls throughout the entire service life.
The An-38 is certificated in compliance with the Russian AP-25 flight standards.
The An-38-100 version is powered by the TPE 331-14GR-801E.
|Wing span, m||22.063|
|Parked height, m||5.050|
|Cargo hold dimensions, m:|
|- width at floor||1.55|
|Max take-off weight, kg||9,500|
|Max payload, kg||2,500|
|Cruising speed, km/h||340-380|
|Cruising altitude, m||3,000-4,200|
|Range (H=3,000 m, ISA), km:|
|- with max payload||990|
|- with max fuel load||1,790|
|Runway length required, m||895|
|Powerplant||2 TPE-331-14GR-801E turboprops|