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Pe-2
Dive Bomber

   

Photos from the personal collection of Konstantinos Panitsidis

Test-pilot P.M. Stefanovsky.

The basic front-line bomber of the Great Patriotic war. It was flown by well-known air commander I.S. Polbin, pilot P.A. Plotnikov, navigator M.M. Raskova.

 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS  
DESIGNER OKB Petlyakov
COUNTRY Russia
TYPE Dive Bomber
CREW 3
POWER-PLANT Two reciprocating motor M-105
Thrust, h.p 2 x 1.100
DIMENSIONS  
Length, m 12,60
Height, m 3,42
Wing span, m 17,60
Wing area, m2 40,50
WEIGHT  
Normal take-off, kg 7.775
Empty aircraft, kg 6.200
Maximum take-off, kg 8.715
Internal fuel, kg -
PERFORMANCE  
Maximum speed, km/h 540
Cruising speed, km/h 412
Max speed in low height, km/h 432
Rate of climb, m/min -
Service ceiling, m 9.000
Range, km 1.500
Combat range, km -
ARMAMENT

Two 12,7 mm machine-gun UBK and up to 4 x 7,62 mm machine-gun ShKAS. Warload- max 1.000 kg, normal 500 kg.

 
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