Pe-2 fighter variant, V.M.Petlyakov

Pe-2 in fighter configuration. Crew of two (navigator position deleted). Armament was strong - two 20mm ShVAK, two 7.62mm ShKAS and two 12.7mm UB in the nose, two 100kg FAB-100 in engines nacells. Radio-operator had one UB in ventral position. Aircraft was powered by 1100hp M-105R engines and had increased fuel capacity.

No series followed.

PredecessorsModifications

Pe-2 1941 series
None

ReferencesLinks
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.161;
  • Pe-2 at Watson's Military
  • Pe-2 at Virtual Aircraft Museum
  • Pe-2 at Michael Fletcher's Site;
  • PB-100, Petlyakov
  • Pe-2, Petlyakov
  • DOO Flightsimulator page by Oleg Devjatkin;
  • Soviet female pilots on WWII by Rolando Silva
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