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Massimo Tessitori
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« Reply #645 on: February 12, 2020, 10:16:07 PM »

Hi,
a photo of Tu-2. Link from Tora.
https://auction.violity.com/102137893-lyotchiki-mongoliya-1945god/?utm_source=search_result&utm_medium=lyotchiki-mongoliya-1945god&utm_campaign=250uah
What is written on the rudder? A 6?
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« Reply #646 on: February 18, 2020, 09:50:12 PM »

Maybe a capital 'E' (russian 'Ye') in cursive?
Looks like the top first type below:


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« Reply #647 on: February 19, 2020, 08:39:49 AM »

Yes, it seems so. Thank you.
Massimo
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« Reply #648 on: February 24, 2020, 04:07:36 AM »

Found these on a Facebook page.





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« Reply #649 on: February 24, 2020, 06:56:25 AM »

Very interesting, thank you for posting it.
It seems that it was not the same plane, because the photo below seems to show the exhaust plate of a la-5F, and the one above of a FN. Or, if it was the same plane, it was updated in some way.
The most important thing to clarify is if the shape of the protrusion over the cowling and of the intake of the supercharger was that of F or FN.
We have a photo where red appears dark and one where it appears light.
Comparing the photos and assuming that the marks were the same, a possible conclusion is that the rectangle where starlets were painted was red, and the starlets gold, yellow or white, distinguishing between contour only and full.
We see three stripes, likely white, behind a prop blade, and likely behind the other ones too.
The white thing on the steel plate behind the exhausts was likely a sheet of paper.
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« Reply #650 on: February 24, 2020, 10:20:17 AM »

Finnish Air Force Museum's digital photo collection, incl. some nice photos of ex-soviet machines...
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1OWzvT0aOWH5_TZWatgLlg-yyrlGaQv74
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« Reply #651 on: February 25, 2020, 07:29:48 AM »

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It seems that it was not the same plane, because the photo below seems to show the exhaust plate of a la-5F, and the one above of a FN. Or, if it was the same plane, it was updated in some way.
The most important thing to clarify is if the shape of the protrusion over the cowling and of the intake of the supercharger was that of F or FN.
I've checked comparing the photo with one of La-5FN.  This plane is a La-5F, only the exhaust stacks and plate are from a La-5FN. So it was the same plane of the photo below.
A similar thing was seen on the LaGG-3 of Galchenko: one or two late photos of it show the exhaust pipes of a later version, and it is still unclear if it was the same plane after updates or another one repainted to match the original.
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« Reply #652 on: February 26, 2020, 07:12:37 AM »

Finnish Air Force Museum's digital photo collection, incl. some nice photos of ex-soviet machines...
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1OWzvT0aOWH5_TZWatgLlg-yyrlGaQv74

Good stuff in that link.
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« Reply #653 on: April 27, 2020, 04:28:02 PM »

Hi,
there is an article on an airport and a very interesting photo of Yak-9 here:
https://zen.yandex.ru/media/dv_destroy/zabroshennyi-voennyi-aerodrom-10i-uchastok-kalinka-v-50-km-ot-granicy-s-kitaem-5dfeac0ee3062c00af9ecb0b
Link by Tora
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« Reply #654 on: May 14, 2020, 10:03:18 PM »

Now this is one P-40 (UTI) with some bling!
https://zaika70.livejournal.com/84106.html
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« Reply #655 on: May 17, 2020, 01:28:30 PM »

Hi,
there is an article on an airport and a very interesting photo of Yak-9 here:
https://zen.yandex.ru/media/dv_destroy/zabroshennyi-voennyi-aerodrom-10i-uchastok-kalinka-v-50-km-ot-granicy-s-kitaem-5dfeac0ee3062c00af9ecb0b
Link by Tora
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Massimo
Now i really need to get me GPM cardboard 1//72 HAS.
Needs to be converted from polish to SSSR tough.
https://sklep.gpm.pl/modele-kartonowe/samoloty/1/72/schron-lotniczy-1/72-model-wyciety-laserem
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« Reply #656 on: May 26, 2020, 06:09:38 PM »

Some wrecks taken by the Vermacht soldiers...


from: German e-bay


from: from: German e-bay


from: from: German e-bay


from: German e-bay


from: from: German e-bay


from: from: German e-bay
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« Reply #657 on: May 27, 2020, 10:31:36 AM »

Hi,
the Il-2 looks interesting. I am not sure, but it could seem an arrow wing. If so, it would be the only known arrow with winter white finish, and perhaps the earlier known photo of an operative (and downed) one.
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Massimo
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« Reply #658 on: May 27, 2020, 10:55:57 AM »

I agree.
I also find it interesting that it has no tactical markings whatsoever.
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