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Antonov An-2
Albanian Air Force Antonov An-2.
Role Airliner & cargo aircraft
National origin USSR.
Manufacturer Antonov
First flight 1947
Introduction 1948
Primary user Aeroflot
Number built More than 18000 examples.

The Antonov An-2 is a Soviet airliner & cargo aircraft. It was designed and built after World War II. It is a biplane. It can carry between nine and eleven passengers. NATO calls it Colt. It was built under licence in China as Y-5. It is a single-engine aircraft.

Variants

An-3 is a turboprop. An-6 (Meteo for NATO) is for military meteorologic reconnaissance.

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