Pe-2 paravan by V.M.Myasichev

22k b/w "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.164

Experimental variant of the Pe-2 (similar to Tu-2 paravan). Intended for cutting through anti-aircraft blimp defence.

Nose section was extended using 5m pyramid of duralumin tubes. Steel wires led from the pyramid tip to wingtips, equipped with cutting blades.

Built, but not tested.

PredecessorsModifications

Pe-2
None

ReferencesLinks
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.164-165;
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