U-2/Po-2VS – ICM
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2011 May 26
U-2/Po-2VS, WWII Soviet Light Night Bomber – ICM
One of the most numerous and famous aircraft in the world aviation history was the Polikarpov U-2 . It was designed as basic training aircraft.
The maiden flight was in June 1927. Since early 30s U-2 became the real “flying deck” for thousands of Soviet pilots.
During World War II U-2 got the weapon. These planes named U-2VS were successfully used as light night bombers (in particular with female crews).
In 1944 after N.N. Polikarpov death the plane was renamed to Po-2.
Highly detailed engine, armament and cockpit interior. 4 versions decal sheet included.