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Petlyakov Pe-8

USSR heavy bombers

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Petlyakov Pe-8
Nicolas, Jan 1, 2009
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      Petlyakov Pe-8 (TB-7)

      Type: Heavy Bomber
      Total built: 93
      Wartime Service: 1941-1945
      Range: max. 1900 miles
      Ceiling: 36,000 ft
      Airspeed: max. 273 mph
      Crew: 8-12
      Bomb load: max. 9000 pounds
      Armament: 2 X 20mm, 2 x 12.7mm, 2 x 7.62mm
      Power plant: 4× Mikulin AM-35 A liquid-cooled V-12, 880 KW each
      Notes: Designed by Victor Petlyakov, the Pe-8 played a key role in raids over Stalingrad and Kursk fronts.
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