Name Explanation Examples
P Stays for Perekhvatchik (Interceptor) at the end of aircraft designation. Yak-28P
P Perekhodnyj, Transitional P-2
P Poplavkovyj, Floatplane Like in NIAMI-1P
P Passazhirskij, Passenger, like in PR-5
PAK Pritsel Aviatsionnij Kollimatormij , Aviation Collimator Gunsight
Pe Initials of Petlyakov Design Bureau; Pe-2, Pe-8
Po Initials of Polikarpov Design Bureau; Po-2
PB Dive bomberPikiruuschij Bombardirivschik PB-100
PI Cannon armed Fighter, Pushechnij Istrebitel PI-1
Pioneers Children's organization (age 10-15) created to grow young men with proper political orientation. Voluntary labour and fund raising was highly appreciated. Elements of scout/military training were included. -
PM Passenger aircraft with Maybach engine, Passazhirsky s Maybach'om PM-1
PM R-1 floatplane variant by Munzel, Poplavkovyj Munzelia PM-2
PP Postanocschik Pomech , 'Obstacle setter', ECM jammer see Mi-10PP
PromVozdukh Promushlennost Vozdukhoplavania , Aviation Industry, one of transitional Trusts in post-Civil War economy of Russia.
PS Passenger, Passagirsky Samoliot PS-84
PS Search & Rescue, "Poiskovo - Spasatelnij Be-12PS
PTA Petersburg Brotherhood for Aviation, Peterburgskoe Tovarischestvo Aviatsii PTA-1
PTsN Engine-driven centrifugal charger, Privodnoj Tsentrobezhnij Nagnetatel I-16TK
PVO Anti-Aircraft Defence, ProtivoVozdushnaja Oorona
PVRD Ramjet, Straight Flow Jet engine , Priamotochnyj Vozdushno-Reaktivnyj Dvigatel