Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Combat aviation of the USSR: trainer aircraft PO-2. Developed in 1928. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Combat aviation of the USSR: trainer aircraft PO-2. Developed in 1928. Double biplane of mixed design with open cockpit and non-retractable chassis. During WW II the model was used as a night light bomber. A crew – 2 persons. Armament: a machine gun (7.62 mm ShKAS). The speed is 152 km / h. The practical …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Best technologies: aircraft engine Pratt and Whitney P-1830 Twin Wasp, USA. Developed in 1932. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Best technologies of the countries of the world: aircraft engine Pratt and Whitney P-1830 Twin Wasp, USA. Developed in 1932. it is a two-row, 14-cylinder, air-cooled radial design with seven cylinders on a row.  A total of 173,618 R-1830 engines were built, and from their use in two of the most-produced aircraft ever built, the …

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What to do today? Cultural events in Andorra with Clare Allcard

It never ceases to amaze me how this tiny country, set high in the Pyrenees, yet manages to offer residence and visitors alike, a real smorgasbord of cultural activity, says Clare Allcard, author and freelance journalist

“It never ceases to amaze me how this tiny country, set high in the Pyrenees, yet manages to offer residence and visitors alike, a real smorgasbord of cultural activity”, – says Clare Allcard, author and freelance journalist.

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Clare Allcard, author and freelance journalist, was born in 1946 and educated in UK, Belgium and Canada. She left school …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Artillery of the USSR: the 37 mm automatic air defense gun M1939 (61-K) is a Soviet 37 mm calibre anti-aircraft gun developed during the late 1930s

Artillery of the USSR: the 37 mm automatic air defense gun M1939 (61-K) is a Soviet 37 mm calibre anti-aircraft gun developed during the late 1930s and used during World War II. The main artillery weapon of the USSR during WW II to fight low-flying enemy aircraft. A crew – 7 people. The shooting range …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Armored fighting vehicles: the Special Type 2 Launch Ka-Mi (特二式内火艇 カミ Toku-ni-shiki uchibitei kami) was the first amphibious tank of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN)

Armored fighting vehicles: the Special Type 2 Launch Ka-Mi (特二式内火艇 カミ Toku-ni-shiki uchibitei kami) was the first amphibious tank of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). The Type 2 Ka-Mi was based on the Imperial Japanese Army’s Type 95 Ha-Go light tank with major modifications.. It was developed in 1941 by Mitsubishi. Only 184 tanks of this …

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