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Antonov An-2 (Colt)

Oleg Antonov worked as a designer in the Yakovlev bureau during World War II.  After the war he formed his own bureau to design a new "do anything, go anywhere" aircraft resulting in the An-2.  The prototype first flew in 1947.

The An-2 was built under license in Poland and China.  Production from all three sources is estimated at 15,000.

"Colt" is the NATO code name for the An-2.

     
Specifications (An-2P)

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Type: Transport
Engine: one 1,000 hp (746 kW) Shvetsov ASh-62IR radial
SKh-1: early designation "agricultural-economic-1"
     

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