I-185, N.N.Polikarpov

Two 20k shots of my 1/72 plastic I-185

wooden fighter monoplane, designed around the new M-90 engine. Later the M-81, M-71 and M-82 were tried; finally the M-71 was selected, and the I-185 found itself abandoned together with this engine.
Several built and used in combat in 1941.

Modifications/Developments :
  • I-186;
  • I-187;
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  • I-185, Polikarpov
  • Technical data
    Type I-185R
    Function fighter
    Year 1941
    Crew 1
    Engines 1*2000hp Shvetsov M-71
    Wing Span 9.80m
    Length 8.05m
    Height 2.50m
    Wing Area 15.53m2
    Empty Weight 3105kg
    Maximum Weight 3750kg
    Speed 680km/h
    Ceiling 11000m
    Range 950km
    Guns 3*g20mm
    Bombs 400kg
    Modified January 25, 1996
    by Alexandre Savine;
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