The Antonov An-12BK serial #00347604 was delivered to the SOVIET Air Force in November 1970. It was then transferred to the UKRAINE Air Force in 1992. The registration number during its military career remains a mystery until August 1997 ; as reg. UR-11303 the aircraft is considered as a veteran. In Marsh 1999 the Antonov An-12BK is registered UR-UCN and begins its cargo duties in January 2007. The aircraft is painted in basic blue/white Aeroflot livery with an 'UCA' logo on the tailfin and titled UKRAINE CARGO AIRWAYS. After 6,399 hours and 4,449 cycles of flight UR-UCN is sold as scrap metal the 20th December 2019. You now own a part of the rare riveted airframe sections, a sculpture designed and finished in FRANCE.
Sculptures specifications :
Each sculpture is numbered from 1 to 9 on 9 and has a "dogtag" riveted with the aircraft registration and serial numbers. The white original paint has been stripped down to highlight the anodized light yellow riveted sections. Part of the rivets and the edges are polished. The mounted stands and the 9wingspirit designed certificates are included.