|Wing Load (kg/m2)||86|
|Power load (kg/hp)||3.2|
|Speed at 0m||350km/h|
|Speed at m||km/h|
|Guns||1*7.62mm ShKAS 250rounds|
Substantially strengthened NV-2, modified for the MG-31 engine. UTI-5 was built under UVVS and flown in 1939 by pilots of NII VVS, and Osoaviakhim. It was armed with single ShKAS machinegun with 250 rounds.
Aircraft was similar in layout to the I-16, but general design quality was far superior. Conclusion of more than 40 pilots who tried UTI-5 was positive. It was suitable as an advanced fighter-trainer. VVS ordered batch of 20 aircraft. Production started, but cancelled half-way.
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