Polikarpov Aircraft

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Polikarpov I-2bis Polikarpov I-2bis

1923


Soviet-built analog of the DH-4/ DH-9 biplane bomber. ...

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Polikarpov R-1/R-2

1923

Polikarpov R-1/R-2

Polikarpov I-1M-5 (IL-400) Polikarpov I-1M-5 (IL-400)

1923

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A large single engine passenger aircraft, the prototype Polikarpov PM-1 flew ...

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Polikarpov PM-1

1925

Polikarpov PM-1

Polikarpov MR-1 Polikarpov MR-1

1925


The first two-seat fighter of indigenous Soviet design, the 2I-N1 (the designation signifying Dvukhmyestny istrebitel, or two-seat ...

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Polikarpov 2I-N1 (DI-1)

1926

Polikarpov 2I-N1 (DI-1)

Polikarpov Po-2 Polikarpov Po-2

1928

Occupying a unique position in Soviet aviation history, the Polikarpov U-2 primary trainer biplane had an inauspicious start. ...

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Trouble with the I-1 monoplane led Polikarpov to design a new fighter as a biplane, ...

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Polikarpov I-3

1928

Polikarpov I-3

Polikarpov DI-2 Polikarpov DI-2

1929

Essentially a slightly scaled-up two-seat derivative of the I-3, the DI-2 was powered by a ...

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The first prototype of this diminutive single-seat unequal-span biplane flew on 29 April 1930. Power ...

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Polikarpov I-5

1930

Polikarpov I-5

Polikarpov R-5 Polikarpov R-5

1930

An unequal-span two-seat biplane constructed largely of wood with fabric covering, ...

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With acceptance of the I-3 for series production, Polikarpov and his team commenced work on a ...

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Polikarpov I-6

1930

Polikarpov I-6

Polikarpov I-15 Polikarpov I-15

1933

Rehabilitated in the eyes of the Soviet hierarchy by the success of the I-5, Polikarpov ...

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The first prototype flew on December 21, 1933. A total of 6555 were built.

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Polikarpov I-16

1933

Polikarpov I-16

Polikarpov I-17 Polikarpov I-17

1935

The TsKB-15 single-seat fighter prototype was a diminutive low-wing monoplane of slim configuration, powered by ...

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Criticism of the "gulled" upper wing centre section of the I-15, which restricted the pilot's ...

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Polikarpov I-152

1937

Polikarpov I-152

Polikarpov VIT-1/VIT-2 Polikarpov VIT-1/VIT-2

1938

A total of 5 VIT-2 were built.

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Despite an international trend away from the biplane configuration for fighters by the mid 'thirties, the ...

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Polikarpov I-153

1938

Polikarpov I-153

Polikarpov I-180 Polikarpov I-180

1938

Developed from mid 1938 by Dmitrii L Tomashevich (one of Polikarpov's deputies), the I-180 was originally conceived ...

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Acceptance that the concept of the I-180 was outmoded coupled with the prospect of the ...

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Polikarpov I-185

1941

Polikarpov I-185

Polikarpov ITP Polikarpov ITP

1942

In 1941, the Polikarpov OKB began work on an Istrebitel' Tyazhely Pushechny - heavy cannon fighter ...

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To meet a requirement for a heavy escort fighter, or TIS (Tyazhely istrebitel soprovozhdeniya), formulated in the ...

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Polikarpov TIS

1944

Polikarpov TIS



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