|Function||Interceptor, escort fighter|
|Engines||1640/1950hp Mikulin AM-43V|
|Wing Load (kg/m2)||261/296|
|Power load (kg/hp)||3.3/3.7|
|Speed at 0m||479km/h|
|Speed at 8600m||641km/h|
|Guns||2 defensive 12.3mm UBT
2*23mm NS-23 in the wing roots
2*45mm NS-45 in the nose
Gun armament was increased, Tu-1 also could carry 1000kg bombload.
Tests carried out during March 22 - November 3, 1947.
No series production followed, because Tu-1 could not compete with jet fighters. Plus AM-43V engines were dropped from development and production plans...
|Created January 25, 1996
Modified August 17, 1998