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Antonov An-2

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OK-JID Antonov/PZL Mielec An-2R c/n 1G186-18 - Slovair - Roudnice airfield in Czech - 16 June 1997 more oldtimers biplanes

Designed originally for agricultural duties under the designation SKh-1, the An-2 utility transport flew for the first time on 31 August 1947. Of robust construction and suitable for operations from short, semi-prepared strips, the Antonov An-2 has been manufactured for both military and civil roles. The An-2 remained in production until 1991. Over 18.000 of the different types were built in the Ukraine (5000), Poland (12000) and China (1000).

The An-2R developed and built by WSK-PZL in Poland was a special agricultar model, introduced in 1964. The aircraft carried a fiberglass container for 1960 litre pesticides or 1350 kg fertilisers. Antonov/PZL Mielec An-2R OK-JID was operated by Slovair, one of the successors of Agrolet. The aircraft was photographed at the airfield of Roudnice in Czech.

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