Antonov Samolyet 'Yu' (1955)

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Samolet 'Yu' (1955)

CGI & color 3-view (c) Josef Gatial
3-view (c) AVICO-PRESS
 

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The main gear looks like it snap off if it landed with anything heavier than the crew. :eek:
 
Slightly different versions (colors, quality) of pictures posted above, both initially posted by ucon in August 01, 2008 in a topic that has since been split:

More detailed info and a lot of pix in www.avicopress.ru
 

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Very very interesting!!!!!!
Thanks for sharing ;)

Regards
Pioneer
 
Is the internal arrangement a deliberate attempt at paired pressurized accommodation for airborne troops and unpressurized vehicle cargo? Is there a particular advantage to being partially pressurized, such as using the upper pressure vessel as part of a strengthened backbone structure?
 

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