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More: Luhansk (Voroshilovgrad) - Ostraya Mogila (UKHO)
More: Ukraine, October 23, 2011
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(cn 4201) The main landing gear of the aircraft has 12 wheels instead of four commonly used on aircraft of this type. This aircraft would be used on the ground in the tundra to extend range and combat capabilities. But this solution is not found application in production aircraft in the first place because of the large mass and complexity.
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A visitor from Ukraine posted Wed November 9, 2011:
Similar aircraft landing gear were based at the airfield, "Sovetskaya Gavan." But it was the first series aircraft.

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