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Old 02-01-2008, 01:36 PM   #65
Lost in Alaska
Joined: Sep 2004
Location: Los Anchorage, Alaska
Oddometer: 1,000
Nice trip!

That plane is hardly ancient or derelict! That is an Antonov AN-2, a great plane, and they're everywhere in the former Soviet Union and China. The FAA won't certify them, so you won't see many in the US. The design may be old, but it is a lot like Ural or Enfield motorcycles, relatively new construction.

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