Antonov An-2

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The Antonov An-2 is an early aircraft in av8.


Introduction 1947
Withdrawal 2017
Aircraft Type Small
Cruising Speed 120mph
Capacity 12 pax & 15 mail, or 30 crates of express cargo, or 15t of industrial cargo.


Designed in the early years of the Jet Age, the An-2 single-engined biplane seems an aircraft misplaced in history. Nevertheless, its ruggedness and versatility made it one of the most successful aircraft ever created, with over 18,000 built for airline, agricultural and military use over a period of nearly 50 years.

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