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Soviet Air Force fighters

Green, William

Soviet Air Force fighters

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Published by Arco in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union. Raboche-Krestʹi͡a︡nskai͡a︡ Krasnai͡a︡ Armii͡a︡. Voenno-Vozdushnye Sily -- History.,
  • Fighter planes.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Soviet.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Green and Gordon Swanborough.
    SeriesWorld War 2 fact files
    ContributionsSwanborough, Gordon, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.F5 G744
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4537129M
    ISBN 100668041676, 0668041706
    LC Control Number77003200

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In particular, the book focuses on planes of the Tactical Aviation section of the Soviet Air Force (fighters, fighter/bombers, ground attack, interceptors, etc). There are numerous color plates of the planes and their variants that would be quite helpful to modelers looking for that extra detail/5(6).

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Half (%, to be exact) of all air missions made by Soviet fighters were guarding land troops and rear targets – that is, something happening at the sight of tens of thousands of people. 37% of total air missions made by fighters were covering up strike aircrafts – that is, the very Pe-2s and Il-2s at the front line.

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The. P was thought of as quite good fighter with us. When we started to use P, we immidiatelly find two drawbacks that were reducing its value of a fighter: 1. P was "dull" in acceleration; it would accelerate quite slow. Poor acceleration dynamics resulted in the low combat speed. It was hard to obtain speed necessary for the air combat.While the Air Force waited for the thunder of Soviet bombers, the th AISS, activated in in Alaska, operated virtually on the shores of the Soviet Union, collecting Soviet aircraft and ship debris and wreckage that washed ashore.The fighter pilots of the all-women th IAP (Russian abbreviation for Fighter Aviation Regiment, same as Fighter Air Regiment) flew a total of 4, sorties (per pilot) and participated in more than separate air battles, in which they massed a total of 38 confirmed kills.