U-2/Po-2VS

WWII Soviet Night Light Bomber

Item number
48252
Scale
1:48
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
U-2VS of the 213rd NBAD (Night Bomber Air Division), Summer 1943.
Markings
Po-2VS of the 23rd GvNBAP, Spring 1945.
Markings
Po-2VS of the 46th Tamansky GvNBAP, Spring 1945.
Markings
Po-2VS of the 2nd Polish NBAP «Krakow». Lublin area, Summer 1944.
Model size (length x width)
171 x 237 mm
Box size
295 x 225 x 40 mm
Number of details
104

One of the most numerous and famous aircraft in the world aviation history was the Polikarpov U-2. It was designed as basic training aircraft. The maiden flight was in June 1927. Since early 30s U-2 became the real “flying deck” for thousands of Soviet pilots.

During WWII U-2 got the weapon. These planes named U-2VS were successfully used as light night bombers (in particular with female crews).

In 1944 after N.N. Polikarpov death the plane was renamed to Po-2.

 

 

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Item number
48252
Scale
1:48
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
U-2VS of the 213rd NBAD (Night Bomber Air Division), Summer 1943.
Markings
Po-2VS of the 23rd GvNBAP, Spring 1945.
Markings
Po-2VS of the 46th Tamansky GvNBAP, Spring 1945.
Markings
Po-2VS of the 2nd Polish NBAP «Krakow». Lublin area, Summer 1944.
Model size (length x width)
171 x 237 mm
Box size
295 x 225 x 40 mm
Number of details
104
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