I-153 (winter version)

WWII Soviet Biplane Fighter

Item number
48096
Scale
1:48
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
I-153, Red Army Air Force, 1940
Markings
I-153, Red Army Air Force, 1940
Markings
I-153, Finnish AF, 1940
Markings
I-153, Finnish AF, 1942
Model size (length x width)
130 x 208 mm
Box size
295 x 225 x 40 mm
Number of details
102

The last and most perfect in N. N. Polikarpov design bureau series biplane fighters family was the I-153. It had gull-shaped upper wing, retractable chassis and more powerful armament with four ShKAS machine guns. Serial planes had M-62 radial engines, late series – more powerful M-63. The maiden flight was in August 1938. All in all in 1939-1941 it were made 3437 planes. In summer 1941 I-153 “Chaika” (the “Gull”) was the basis of the Soviet Fighter Aviation with I-16 fighters. I-153 were used in combat until mid 1943. Some of them were used on winter ski chassis.

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Item number
48096
Scale
1:48
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
I-153, Red Army Air Force, 1940
Markings
I-153, Red Army Air Force, 1940
Markings
I-153, Finnish AF, 1940
Markings
I-153, Finnish AF, 1942
Model size (length x width)
130 x 208 mm
Box size
295 x 225 x 40 mm
Number of details
102
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