SBbis2, A.A.Arhangelsky/ A.N.Tupolev

Development of the SB-2M-103 with polished wing surface. Tested on skis in March 1938. Results were promising, but did not enter mass production because the SBbis3 was almost ready for production.

Speed 428km/h was demonstrated with total weight 5905kg, range reached 2170km.

See related aircraft on the Main SB page;

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.2 p.16
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