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Polikarpov I-15

The Polikarpov I-15 is a Soviet Tier II Fighter warplane.

Early 1930s high specification biplane fighter. Saw extensive action in conflicts beyond the borders of the U.S.S.R.

Crew: Pilot 1

Price: Coins 3,000

Predecessor: Polikarpov I-5

Sucessor: Polikarpov I-16 (early mod.)

ConfigurationEdit

Airframe           Engine            Machine gun

Airframe         Engine            Mg

     I-15                 M-22               4x7.62 mm PV-1 (S)

SpecificationsEdit

Polikarpov-i-15-fighter-01

Hit points


  • Hit Points 55
  • Weight 1451.0 KG

Airspeed


  • Airspeed 287
  • Top Speed at Sea Level 280 km/h
  • Top Speed at Best Altitude 350 km/h
  • Optimum Altitude 400 m
  • Maximum Dive Speed 380 km/h
  • Stall Speed 70 km/h
  • Rate of Climb 8.60 m/s
  • Optimum Airspeed 205 km/h

Firepower


  • Firepower 17

Manuverability


  • Maneuverability 423
  • Average Time to Turn 360 deg 8.40 s
  • Rate of Roll 80 deg/s
  • Controllability 97

Historical InfoEdit

Polikarpov I-15bis

The Polikarpov I-15 (Russian: И-15) was a Soviet biplane fighter aircraft of the 1930s. Nicknamed Chaika (Russian: И-15 Чайка, "Seagull") because of its gulled upper wings, it was operated in large numbers by the Soviet Air Force, and together with the Polikarpov I-16 monoplane, was one of the standard fighters of the Spanish Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, where it was called Chato (snub-nose) in the Republican Air Force, or "Curtiss" (because its resemblance to Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk) in the Nationalist Air Force.