Antonov's An-70 propfan-powered transport will participate in the Aug. 19- 24 MAKS 97 air show near Moscow, according to the Itar-Tass news agency. The four-engine aircraft, apparently a second prototype replacing the No. 1 aircraft that was lost in an in-flight collision, flew Aug. 15 from Gostomel near Kiev to Zhukovksky, the site of the air show, Itar-Tass reported. The aircraft, according to Itar-Tass, is designed to fly from runways 600 to 900 meters long.

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