Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

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AN-2 planes were very common in Soviet Union and were used in different spheres of life – like passenger small planes on local lines, like farmer crop spraying airplanes, fire watcher planes etc. And here are some photos from particular small details inside of the plane.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

The interior of the airplane is very modest – those white things that look like sinks those are the two rows of the seats inside of the airplane.

The question is why there are holes in the seats?

This is why

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

To put your security belts into a special latch there.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Also when needed the seats can be raised up and the passenger plane is being turned into a cargo plane.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

This is a raised seat.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

And this part of plane is forbidden to visit during a flight because weight of a person can make a plane out balance and can cause it crash.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

It has only different technical parts in this part in the back.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

And everything during the flight even the tool box is fixed in its place.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

And this is a… toilet. Like a urinating device. If you wanted to take a leak you could do it with its help, and the waste goes straight outside:

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

(to help farmers with their crops probably)

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

A cargo door of the plane – regular door is a smaller door inside a bigger cargo door. When needed – just small door was opened, or when something bigger was coming inside they opened the bigger part of the door like this.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Sometimes this planes carry the excess of fuel with them so that they could land, refuel itself and continue the journey.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

And those are the parachute ropes – as those planes were used for paratroopers to jump and train.

Inside of Soviet AN-2 Airplane

Some AN-2s had this round latches in the bottom for installing a camera and making photographs and videos of the ground objects.

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