Technical data
Type Pe-2M
Function Bomber
Year 1945
Crew 3
Engines 2*1650 VK-107A
Length 13.57m
Wingspan 17.99m
Wing area 43.5m2
Empty weight 7458kg
Loaded weight 10170kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 234
Power load (kg/hp) 3.08
Speed at 0m 545km/h
Speed at 5600m 630km/h
Range 2050km
Ceiling 8500m
5000m 8.8min
Guns 3*20mm B-20 520rpg
Bombs 2000kg

Pe-2M bomber by V.M.Myasichev

High-speed bomber with two VK-107A engines,first flown in March 1945. Crew of three, armed with three 20mm B-20 cannons (fixed in the nose, navigators turret, ventral position).

Aircraft did not pass State Trials due to large number of problems with engines, new armament and numerous small defects.

Small batch for service trials was built.



  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.164;
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