Cutaway Lavochkin the 160 "Strelka" or Arrow in Russian research aircraft produced by the Lavochkin bureau to investigate the latest developments on the Germans swept wings, for which we designed and built a lightweight fighter with the proven formula engine nacelle on the front of the fuselage, wings at 35 degrees to 25% chord and horizontal surfaces also aflechadas, although its rudder kept the familiar lines that characterized Lavochkin products, had a tricycle landing gear fully retractable and already had an efficient ejection seat in a cabin full vision teardrop despite reinforcing the two frames, was armed with two 37 mm cannons, its engine was a new evolution of the RD-10 engine ( Copy German Jumo 004 engine) now with an innovative afterburner thrust allowing greater, flies for the first time on June 24, 1947, we sought to investigate the flight trans-sononicas high speeds, in some texts state that flew to 960 Km / h, while in other states that repeatedly flew above 1040 km / h, many pilots were flying experience at very high speeds thanks to this machine, in fact the only prototype built was lost in a accident where towards a flight test to evaluate the maximum speed reached, and modified by author Aviagraphica Motocar to recreate the Lavochkin La 160 "Strelka" Exitos

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