Transport aviation is capable of realwonders. The Russian Ministry of Defense on the official YouTube channel posted a video of the transfer of a MiG-29 fighter jet inside the An-22 Antey transport aircraft, which, according to NATO classification, has the sonorous name “Rooster”.
The transfer was carried out from the Moscow region toTverskaya, to accommodate the fighter on the territory of the Tver Suvorov School. Before transportation, the MiG-29 was disassembled. In particular, the tail unit and wings were placed on special substrates - lodgements. The body of the fighter is fixed inside the An-22 cargo compartment.
The largest turboprop aircraft in the world"Antey" was created in the 60s of the last century at the Kiev design bureau named after Antonov and was produced in Tashkent until 1976. A total of 69 aircraft were manufactured, but currently only 4 giant aircraft are in operation.
An 22 with a wingspan of 64 meters is capable oftransport goods weighing up to 227 tons. The Anteya turboprop engine under the NK-12 brand is also used in the Tu-95 strategic bomber and Tu-142 long-range anti-submarine aircraft.