Antonov AN-2 Colt (N2AN). The AN-2 is the world's largest
single-engine biplane. The first flight was in August of 1947.
The Soviet Union produced them until 1962. Production after
1962 was done in Poland under license. In China, license built
AN-2s go by the designation Y-5. This one was built in 1984
and is operated by the Inland Empire Wing of the Commemorative
Air Force. The STOL and slow speed flight characterstics on
this airplane are amazing for it's size. During the show, the
AN-2 was flown to drop the skydivers, then flying a couple of
passes before landing.
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