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55 YEARS AFTER THE WORLD’S LARGEST TURBOPROP AN-22 MADE ITS FIRST FLIGHT

55 years after the Antonov AN-22's first flight

KYIV, UKRAINE – Today, 55 years ago – on February 27, 1965 – the Antonov AN-22 Antei performed its maiden flight. The aircraft was welcomed with a water salute at Kyiv-Antonov Airport to celebrate its 55th anniversary. The AN-22 was the first widebody transport aircraft in the world and the biggest transport aircraft at that

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VIDEO – THE BIGGEST PROP PLANE IN THE WORLD: THE ANTONOV AN-22

The biggest prop plane in the world: the Antonov An-22

An amazingly rare video by YouTuber Cargospotter of the biggest prop plane in the world: the Antonov An-22 Antei (NATO name: Cock). The An-22 is a heavy military transport aircraft – powered by 4 turboprop engines and each driving a pair of contra-rotating propellers – designed by the Antonov Design Bureau from the Ukraine. It’s

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