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Soviet MIG-3 Fighter

  • World War II
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

The Soviet MIG-3 Fighter Plane was a principle aircraft of The Soviet Air Force during World War II. Over 3,000 were produced for the War Effort. They were deployed in 1941 and would remain until 1945. It is estimated that The MIG-3 was responsible for the downing of 1,500 German Fighters over the skies of Russia.

 

Piloted by (1), The MIG-3 was 30-feet long with a wingspan of 35-feet. They were powered by a Single Mikulim V-12 Piston Engine, capable of 1,300-HP. Airspeed was rated at 300-mph with an operational ceiling of 40,000-feet. Armament included (1) 12.7mm Machine Gun (underwing mounted) ans Twin 7.92mm Cowl (Nose) Machine Guns. Later versions included Rocket Packages (wing mounted). Several have survived today.