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by Massimo Tessitori

Welcome to Sovietwarplanes Pages. It is devoted to modellistic/historical research and artwork about Soviet military planes.


Updated on November 2, 2017: the attribution of La-7 n.97 was changed to 50 iap

Update of November 2, 2017: the LaGG-3 main page had become too wide and was splitted into three ones: LaGG-3 evolution, profiles and photos , Kits and models , scale drawings and details

Update of November 2, 2017: The pages Soviet Georgia , Curved arrow , Grey LaGGs with profiles and photos were added.

Update of November 12, 2017: The pages Soviet Georgia , Curved arrow , Grey LaGGs with profiles and photos were updated.

Update of November 12, 2017: The page I-301 prototype with profiles and photos were updated.

Update of December 9, 1917: Pre-war LaGG-3s page with profiles was added.

Update of January 5, 1918: pages on SB in Finnish service have been uploaded and linked: brief general history, evolution of the painting and marking, photos and profiles sorted for plane numbers

Update of January 5, 2018: a page has been uploaded and linked: Soviet SBs during the Winter War

Update of February 22, 2018: many pages about Soviet SB during Barbarossa were uploaded.

Update of 28 February 2018: B.71 in Czechoslovak and Slovak service.

Update of 26 March 2018: Soviet SBs in Far East before the GPW

Update of 12 April 2018: SBs in Chinese service

Update of 12 June 2018: USB, the trainer conversion


Painting standards evolution

Biplane fighters
Monoplane fighters
Biplane bombers, trainers, reconaissance planes
Monoplane bombers, trainers, reconaissance single-engined planes
bombers, transport and reconaissance multi-engined planes

colorized historical photos

Page with some historical bw photos

colorized by Massimo Tessitori

This work collects also a lot of photos and drawings from many sources, not always identified and mentioned.
If someone has some rights on the images here reproduced, please email to me and I shall provide to remove or to credit them.
While the historical photos are of public domain (except where otherwise stated), my color profiles and coloured photos are copyrighted.
If someone is interested in any use of them, please email me; higher resolution version is available for printing purposes.
If someone has questions, critiques or corrections, or some further images to show, please email to me.

Massimo Tessitori           [email protected] (remove .nospam)