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Yak-40 Codling

Country of Origin: Russia


The Yak-40 is a short-range transport, most commonly flown in civil air service, but also used in military service.

In military service, it is usually flown as a VIP, staff and troop transport. Madagascar's navy flies the Yak-40 in a maritime patrol role.

The Yak-40 was built to replace the Lisunov Li-2, the version of the DC-3 constructed under license in the former Soviet Union.

The Yak-40 has three turbofan engines, one on each side of the rear fuselage and one at the base of the...

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