info on russian plane

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  1. me262

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    i heard about a Russian biplane fighter , but the odd thing is that the lower wing was retractable in to the top one, does anybody knows more details, pics or at least the name?
     
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    Sounds familiar. I think it may have been talked about in a thread here before.
     
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    I think ive heard of this too, im unsure about what it is though. It might be the Tomashevich Pegas but im not sure.
     
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    it does sound interesting.........
     
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    I've read somewhere about it, I'll try to find where it was.
     
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    I was thinking about Polikarpov I-153 Chaika, but probably not.
     
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    I believe you're talking about the Nikitin Schevchenko IS-4. Look in the Aircraft Requests forum, I started a thread about it a while ago.
     
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    the a/c is a nikitin-sevchenko IS-1 or IS-2 both which flew in 1939-40 but was quashed because the electro hydraulic system for wings was too maintainence intensive for operational use
     
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