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AN2
Name An-2
Manufacturer PZL-MIELEC
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Engine Piston
Engine count Single


Also manufacturered as:

AICSA An-2
ANTONOV An-2
NANCHANG Y-5
PZL-MIELEC An-2 Antek
PZL-MIELEC Antek
SHIJIAZHUANG Y-5


PZL-MIELEC An-2

PZL-MIELEC An-2

Image source: IANS

Description

Biplane utility transport aircraft. In service since 1948. Production was transferred to Poland's PZL Mielec in the 1960s (first flight 23. Oct. 1960). More than 15.000 aircraft have been built in Russia, Poland and China (Y-5).

General

Aircraft name An-2
ICAO code/WTC AN2 / L
Manufacturer PZL-MIELEC
Type code/APC L1P /

Technical Data

Wing span 18.2 m59.711 ft
Length 12.7 m41.667 ft
Height 4 m13.123 ft
Powerplant 1 x 1.000 HP PZL Kalisz Asz-62IR 9 cylinder radial engine with 4 blade propeller. Y-5: 1 x 1.000 HP PZL Kalisz Asz-62IR-16 or 1 x 986 HP Zhuzhou HS5 9 cylinder radial engine with 4 blade propeller.
Engine model Shvetsov ASh-62


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AN2

None on SKYbrary

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