Pe-2VI fighter and Pe-2VB bomber variants, V.M.Petlyakov

In very beginning of the war V.M.Petlyakov was working on two high altitude developments of the Pe-2 aircraft. Both fighter (Pe-2VI) and bomber ( Pe-2VB) were equipped with pressurized cabins.

Blueprints and mockups were ready, further development stopped during evacuation.


Pe-2 1941 series

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.160;
  • 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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