SPORTS TOURIST AIRCRAFT OF THE TROIKA (THREE)
Keywords:sports tourist plane 251 Troika, Yugoslav Air Force, Ikarus, Utva
The paper briefly describes the history of the 251 Troika sports-tourist aircraft. The aircraft was developed on the basis of tender TKV2 no. 1940/46 for sports-tourist aircraft. The first flight of the prototype, made in Ikarus, was on October 6, 1947. In 1949, 57 Troika aircraft were delivered, and in 1951, another 23 aircraft were delivered. Out of a total of 80 produced in the Utva factory Troika aircraft 73 were handed over to the Air Force, while the remaining 7 were scrapped in the air force before handing over.
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