Aviation Photo #2330136 Ilyushin (Avia) Av-14FG - Czechoslovakia - Air Force

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Av-14 nr 6102 was produced in Avia factory and in 1958 probably assigned to 1. dlp (transport air regiment) at Ostrava-Mosnov as "T" version. In years 1960-61 served by Czechoslovakia Airlines as Av-14-28 of registration OK-MCB. In 1961 was returned to airforce and in 1967-68 rebuilded to FG version and served by "Fotolet" squadron at Hradec Kralove. All Av-14FG rebuilded in 1967-68 should have been engaged into Open Sky missions over Africa continent, hereat were marked in national red-white-blue tricolour, but after ocupation by Armies of Warsaw pack in August 1968 it was never happend. Weather worn colours are still visible. The 6102 was withdrawn in April 1994.
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    Jiri Zedka
    Czechoslovakia - Air Force
    Ilyushin (Avia) Av-14FG
    Ilyushin Il-14
    Ilyushin Il-14
    Prague - Kbely
    Czech Republic
    September 14, 2013
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3 years ago
Even after years of neglect this aircraft looks strong and cool. I wonder why they keep her like this, if she's never to fly again... Poor girl!

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