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Tu-2VS

Dive Bomber

Tupolev

Tupolev Tu-2VS
Tu-2
«103» «103U» Tu-2 Tu-2 «100308»
Crew 3 4 4 4
Year of issue 1941 1941 1942 1942
Dimensions
Length, m 13.2 13.8 13.7 13.3
Length 18,8 18,8 18,8 18,86
Wing area, m²       48.52
Height, m 4.5 4.5 4.55 4.17
Weights, kg
Takeoff weight Loaded 9,950 10,435 10,343 10,537
Maximum 10,992 11,477 11,773 11,768
Powerplant
Engine 2xAM-37 2xAM-37 2xM-82A 2xM-82
Power, h p. 2x1,400 2x1,400 2x1,330 2x1,700
Propeller VISh-61T VISh-61I AV-5-167A AV-5-167A
Diameter of a propeller, m 3.4 3.8 3.8 3.8
Performance
Maximum speed at sea level, km/h     460  
km/h 635 610 530 521
at altitude, m 8,000 7,800 3,200 3,200
Time to level min 8.6 9.5 8.86  
altitude, m 5,000 5,000 4,500  
Service ceiling, m 10,600 10,500 9,000 9,000
Service range, km   1,900 2,000 2,020
Taking - off, m 440   516  
Run, m 730   640  
Armament
Bomb load, kg Normal 1000 1000 1000 1000
Maximum 2000 2000 3000 2000
Defensive armament ShVAK cannon 20mm 2 2 2 2
ShKAS machine guns 7.62mm 4 5 5 3
RS-82 (RS-132) - 10 10 10

References

  • "The history of designs of planes in USSR 1938-1950" /Vadim Shavrov/
  • "Planes of Stalin falcons" /Konstantin Kosminkov and Dmitriy Grinyuk/
  • "Tupolev" /Leonid Kerber/
  • "The air war" /№ 66, № 67/
  • "The Soviet planes" /Alexander Yakovlev/

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