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What is the purpose of these winglets on the Chinese version of the An-2?

The Shijiazhuang (now part of AVIC) Y-5B, a Chinese version of the Antonov An-2, has winglets of a particular type: Photo by Linshuo at Airliners.net Quite a futuristic design for this old biplane ...
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What makes the Antonov An-2 have no stall speed?

The Antonov An-2 is notable for being able to fly at a very low speed. However, what confuses me is that it has no stall speed: The An-2 has no stall speed, a fact which is quoted in the operating ...
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What is the minimum speed at which the Antonov An-2 can maintain level flight?

The An-2 famously has "no stall speed", as control can be maintained in descent at arbitrarily low airspeed. As wikipedia says: The An-2 has no stall speed, a fact which is quoted in the ...