Factory N°292 (Saratov)
In 1940 started
production of Yak-1. Seriously damaged
by massive Luftwaffe strike (night June 23/24,
It took 80 days to restore the factory. In October production rate was back to the May level.
switched to more advanced Yak-3:
April: first Yak-3 send to the Army;
May: Yak-3 made 21.6% of all built aircraft
Total production - 8550 Yak-1 aircraft.
Levin I.S., 'Groznye Gody'; Saratov: Privolzhskoe izd-vo, 1984. pp.127...128
"Yak fighters of the Great Patriotic War period" by A.T.Stepanets