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WWI Airplanes at 9th AN-2 meeting

August 14, 2005

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On the third day of our meeting we had a nice trip to Mlada Boleslav, where these incredible airplanes were presented. It’s unbelievable, but they’re real! Me and my dad in Mlada Boleslav

The third day

August 13, 2005

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On the third day we had a common flight to Mlada Boleslav and then to Hradec Kralove. I was amazed by a huge ŠŠkoda factory in Mlada Boleslav, as it seemed to occupy half of the city. A visit to the ŠŠkoda museum rapidly changed my mind about this car brand. The history of this […]

LY-BIG aka Baltic Bear

August 13, 2005

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Baltic Bear or Air Unique, as owners call it, was definitely the best airplane of the meeting. Both the exterior and interior are fantastic! This 5 passenger seat airplane has everything: from luxurious business-class seats to the newest stereo system. The plane is equipped with two cameras outside, so you can see everything around on […]

The second day

August 12, 2005

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This meeting took place in Jaromer in Northern East part of Czech Republic, just near the Polish border Lithuanian flag and a row of AN-2’s behind Red Bull aircrafts ready to take off for a show Czech military AN-26, flying over the Jaromer airport, as part of the opening ceremony AN-2’s queue to take off […]

Participants of the meeting

August 12, 2005

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9th AN-2 meeting had 12 participating AN-2’s from Poland, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden and the UK. The photos of the participating AN-2’s are provided below and are separated according to the registration of the airplanes. Czech airplanes with the registration of OK-VHC, OK-XIG, OK-VHJ, OK-RIE Polish airplanes with the registration of SP-FIF Lithuanian airplanes […]

The first day

August 11, 2005

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The very first foreign air plane arriving at airport Jaromer, and its, of course, a Lithuanian one We had a nice trip to the Josefov fortress nearby the airport. The fortress was built in 19th century, before the Autrian-Prussian war to protect the city, but never used. It is really HUGE and nicely preserved Antonov […]