Technical data
Type ANT-20bis
Function transport
Year 1938
Crew 9
Engines 6*1000hp Mikulin M-34FRNV
Speed 275km/h
Ceiling 7000m
Load 64 seats

ANT-20bis, A.N.Tupolev

Photo (b/w 28k) from TOTAVIA collection, managed by Adrian Cybriwsky;

When the ANT-20 was destroyed in May 1935, it was decided to start a production of a type as a strategic bomber. But only one ANT-20bis successor (board number L-760) was built. More powerful engines allowed to get rid of a tandem pair above the fuselage, what made 6-engine aircraft more aerodynamically clean.

It was also used as a transport.



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