Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Combat aviation of the USSR: the Antonov An-12 (NATO classification: Cub) is a four-engined turboprop transport and military aircraft

Combat aviation of the USSR: the Antonov An-12 (NATO classification: Cub) is a four-engined turboprop transport and military aircraft designed in the Soviet Union. The military version of the Antonov An-10 and has many variants. The maximum speed is 660 km / h. The flight range is 5530 km. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Combat aviation: the Kawasaki Ki-48, 九九式双発軽爆撃機 (shiki-souhatu-keibaku) was a Japanese twin-engine light bomber that was used during World War II. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Combat aviation of the world: the Kawasaki Ki-48, 九九式双発軽爆撃機 (shiki-souhatu-keibaku) shortened to ‘Sokei’, Army Type 99 Twin-engined Light Bomber)), was a Japanese twin-engine light bomber that was used during World War II. Its Allied reporting name was “Lily”.

The first flight was in 1939. Only 1997 aircrafts of this type were produced. The maximum bomb …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa fighter from Japan. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

The Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (隼, “Peregrine Falcon”, “Army Type 1 Fighter” (一式戦闘機)) was a single-engine land-based tactical fighter used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in World War II. Single all-metal monoplane with closed cockpit and retractable landing gear. The speed is 530 km / h. Power – 1150 hp.  Museum of the Great …

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Combat aviation of the USA: the Bell P-63 Kingcobra is an American fighter aircraft developed by Bell Aircraft in World War II. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Combat aviation of the USA: the Bell P-63 Kingcobra is an American fighter aircraft developed by Bell Aircraft in World War II from the Bell P-39 Airacobra in an attempt to correct that aircraft’s deficiencies. Although the P-63 was not accepted for combat use by the United States Army Air Forces, it was adopted by …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Combat aviation of the USSR: the DI-6 fighter. Developed in 1934. Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow

Combat aviation of the USSR: the DI-6 fighter. Developed in 1934. A two-seat fighter biplane with open cabin and non-retractable landing gear. Issued 222 aircrafts, including the DI-6SH as an attack plane. A crew – 2 persons. Armament: a machine gun (7.62 mm SHKAS). The speed is 372 km / h. The practical ceiling is 7700 m. …

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