I-5 (early)

Soviet Biplane Fighter

Photo
Box
Item number
72052
Scale
1:72
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
VT-11 — the first prototype of I-5, 1930.
Markings
The second prototype of I-5 — the personal aircraft of Red Army Air Force Сhief J. Alksnis, 1931.
Model size (length x width)
95 x 134 mm
Box size
247 x 183 x 33 mm
Number of details
48

In the thirties it was the era of biplane fighters. In the Soviet Union they were designed by N. N. Polikarpov – “The King of Fighters”. The first Soviet mass-production fighter aircraft I-5 has constructed by him in 1930. Two prototypes, named “VT-11” and “Klim Voroshilov”, and first serial aircraft had individual cylinder cowers. Late series had “Townend ring” engine cower. I-5 were the basis of Soviet fighter aviation in early 30s. Some machines took part in 1941-1942 battles in the Soviet-German front as ground-attack aircraft.

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Item number
72052
Scale
1:72
Date
15.01.2017
Time period
WW2
Markings
VT-11 — the first prototype of I-5, 1930.
Markings
The second prototype of I-5 — the personal aircraft of Red Army Air Force Сhief J. Alksnis, 1931.
Model size (length x width)
95 x 134 mm
Box size
247 x 183 x 33 mm
Number of details
48
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