|engines||4*890hp Mikulin M-34FRN
|Take off weight||24000kg|
|Speed at 8000m||403km/h|
Predecessor of the Pe-8/TB-7.
The project was launched in 1934 in response to specifications requesting for strategic four-engine bomber with optimal altitude 8,000m. Technical requirements were settled after long debates between TsAGI and VVS:
Production Pe-8/TB-7 did not inherit this oddity thanks to new powerplant became available.
|Modified April 10, 1997||Back to|