Combat aviation of the USSR: Yak-3 fighter. Developed in 1943. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Combat aviation of the USSR: Yak-3 fighter. Developed in 1943. Single monoplane of mixed design with closed cockpit and retractable landing gear. A crew – 1 person. Armament: a cannon (20 mm SHVAK), a machine gun (12.7 mm UB). The speed is 646 km / h. The practical ceiling is 10400 m. The power is 1240 hp. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

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