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Author Topic: Grigorovich I-Z question  (Read 3301 times)
herbarnold99
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« on: October 17, 2011, 01:10:58 AM »

I luckily found an example of the Grigorovich I-Z vac kit from Kayuk. The accompanying 3-view from the instructions is below, and it conforms closely to the kit's outlines:



However, almost all other 3-views I've found of the I-Z show a considerably narrower chord. Here's an example:



Anyone know which is right? Or even closer? Photos of the I-Z aren't thick on the ground, and none that I've come across lead me to any conclusion about this wing chord mystery. Thanks for any help or advice!

Cheers,
Herb
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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2011, 03:21:25 AM »

Welcome to the forum, Herb!  I also notice that the horizontal stabilisers are different in the two drawings.  I realise that's no help; hopefully someone else here can help you.  This is certainly the place to find out.  By the way, if you ever have any questions on the IL-2 Shturmovik, I'm reasonably knowledgeable about that particular aeroplane.

Best Regards,

Jason
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2011, 08:26:59 AM »


Check here:
http://www.airwar.ru/enc/fww1/iz.html
http://crimso.msk.ru/Site/Crafts/Craft20698.htm

several authors wrote about I-Z:  Savin in 1992 (Krilya Rodini magazine), 1998 M. Maslov (Aviatsiya i Vremya), 2005 Sultanov (Aviamaster). Few months ago Maslov's text published again in Aviakollektsiya magazine.

http://lib.rus.ec/b/166477/read
http://vuzer.info/load/aviacija_kosmonavtika/istrebiteli_i_zet_i_ip_1_aviakollekcija_2001_07/30-1-0-16393
http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/iz.html
http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw2/iz_aiv.html
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