Technical data
Type R-5T
Function Torpedo-Bomber
Year 1933
Crew 2
Engine 500/715hp M-17F
Length 10.60m
Wingspan 15.5m
Wing area 50.2m2
Empty weight n/a
Loaded weight n/a
Wing Load (kg/m2) n/a
Power load (kg/hp) n/a
Speed n/a
Range n/a
Flight Endurance n/a
Ceiling n/a
1000m n/a
Fuel n/a
Guns 2*mg7.62mm PV-1
Torpedo 1*800kg
Bombs up to 800kg

R-5T N.N.Polikarpov, V.V.Nikitin and S.N.Shishkin

15k b/w section of R-5T landing gear, "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.451

Torpedo-bomber variant with enlarged rudder and radically resided landing gear. New system of (enforced) struts provided all under-fuselage space for torpedo or large bomb. Parking angle increased to 17°. Modification was successful, flight-tested in 1933.

Fifty R-5T were built at Aircraft Factory N°1 and accepted by military in 1935. In service with The Far East Naval aviation until 1938.



  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.451;
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