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By JohnWR.Taylor & Gordon Swanborough

There has been a time while civil airplane have been some distance much less fascinating and extraordinary than army varieties. this day all that has replaced. The supersonic Concorde, constructed at a value of greater than and a part billion money, fills newspaper headlines nearly day-by-day, making there-and-back flights around the Atlantic whereas a Boeing 747 completes a one-way trip, but having to conflict opposed to those that desire to see it scrapped.

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Powered by: One 1,000hp Shvetsov ASh-62IR piston-engine. 18m). 40m). Gross weight: 12,1251b (5,500kg). Normal cruising speed: 115mph (185km/h). Range: 560 miles (900km) with 1,1021b (500kg) payload. Designed primarily for agricultural duties, the An-2 appeared in 1947 and has subsequently been adopted for various utilitarian tasks, more 58 than 5,000 having been built in the Soviet Union by 1962. The basic light transport for Aeroflot is the An-2P and the initial agricultural version was the An-2S.

Later in 1961, at 10,000ft (3,050m). Range: 530 miles (852km) with max payload 259mph (417km/h), with reserves. 7 engines as the prototype Series 2. Skyways Coach Air ordered three Series Is and became the first company to operate the748 in the Spring of 1962. Other orders for the Series 1 came from Aerolineas Argentinas, BKS Air Transport (now Northeast) and Smiths Aviation Division. Civil users of the Series 2 and more powerful Series 2A include Air Ceylon, Air Gaspe, Air Illinois, Air Malawi, Air Pacific, Amoco Canada, Avianca, Board of Trade (CAFU), Bouraq Inter- COPA national Airways, British Airways, (Panama), Dan-Air, Falcks, Gateway Aviation, Ghana Airways, Korean Airlines, LAN-Chile, LIAT, LAV, Mandala Airways, Merpati, Mount Cook Airlines, PAL, Polynesian, Rousseau, Royal Nepal Airlines, SAA, SAESA, SATA, TACV, TAME, THAI Airways, Transgabon, Varig and Zambia Airways.

Photo and data: Series Silhouette: Series 10. 30. Accommodation: Flight crew of Development and Service: Design 5, and up to by: an outline requirement for a large-capacity transport capable of operating from smaller its US domestic network and short-to-medium ranges. Following studies of a twin-engined aeroplane, airports on Three 49,0001b (22,226kg) st CF6-50A or 51,0001b (23,133kg) General Electric St CF6-50C turbofans. Span: DC-10 was crystallized during American Airlines had circulated of the 1966, after 345 passengers.

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