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Soviet Lavochkin La-15 Fighter Jet

  • Cold War
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

The Soviet (Russian) Lavochkin La-15 was an early Cold War Fighter Jet. Over (200) Production Models were deployed between 1949 and 1953. Nicknamed ''Fantail'' by NATO, The La-15 was a ''Front Line'' Fighter found in service throughout Russia (none of Her Allies used this Model). She was comparable to The US ''Sabre'' Fighter Jet in capabilities. Crewed by (1) Pilot, The La-15 was 32-feet long with a fixed wingspan of 29-feet. Power was provided from a Single Klimov Turbojet Engine, capable of 3,500-IBF of Thrust. Rated airspeed was up to 650-mph with an operational ceiling of 44,000-feet. Armament varied, but included (3) 23mm Fixed Cannon. The La-15 was never designed to deploy Nuclear Munitions.