Technical data
Type I-270
Zh
Function fighter
Year 1947
Crew 1
Engines 1*1450/1590kg RD-2M-3V
Wing Span 7.75m
Wing Area 12.0m2
Length 8.92m
Height 3.08m
Empty Weight 1893kg
Takeoff Weight 4120kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 343
Thrust
to
Weight
0.39
Speed 0m 1000km/h
Speed 15000m 926km/h
Landing Speed 168km/h
Takeoff Roll 895m
Landing Roll 493m
Ceiling 17000m
Climb to 10000m 2.37min
Range 8.5 minutes power.
Armament 2*g23mm NS-23 40rpg

I-270 (ZH), A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich

36k photo from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.304

The I-270(ZH) was a rocket-powered target defence all-metal fighter, with thin straight wings and a T-tail. Aircraft was equipped with pressurized cockpit for high altitude operations. Prototypes carried no weapons.

Both prototypes were destroyed by reasons not related to aircraft construction.

12k drawing by I.G.Soultanov at "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.304

References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.304-305;


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