Technical data
Type Pe-2B
Function Bomber
Year 1943
Crew 3
Engines 2*1210hp VK-105PF
Length 12.6m
Wingspan 13.57m
Wing area 40.5m2
Empty weight 6210kg
Loaded weight 8580kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 219
Power load (kg/hp) 3.5
Speed at 0m 472km/h
Speed at 3900m 534km/h
Range 1200km
5000m 10.5min
Guns (attack) 1*12.7mm UB
1*7.62mm ShKAS
Guns (defence) 1*7.62mm ShKAS
2*12.7mm UB
Bombs 6*100kg FAB-100 internal
4*250kg FAB-250 external

Pe-2B bomber modification by V.M.Myasichev

On June 22, 1943 V.M.Myasichev became a chief designer of a factory assembling Pe-2. Under his supervision series of improvements (suggested by OKB and TsAGI) were incorporated. As a result, maximum speed was increased to 534km/h. Otherwise it was a Pe-2 with standard crew, armament and bomb load.

Built in large series since Fall 1943.



  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.162;
  • V.M.Myasischev biography
  • Pe-2 at Greg Goebel's Vectors

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