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TB-7/Pe-8
Updated on January 30, 2016
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ANT-42 prototypes
Prewar production TB-7s
Wartime Pe-8s with Mikulin and Diesel engines
Pe-8 ASh-82 during the war
Pe-8 ON

Pe-8s after the war

 

Bibliography:

Pe-8 Der sowjetische Fernbomber of Ulrich Unger, Brandenburgisches Verlagshaus, an excellent monograph in German.

Tjazhòlyj bombardirovscik Pe-8 of M. Maslov, an excellent monograph.

TB-7 Bombardirovscik Pe-8 of V. Rigmant, an excellent monograph.

Article of Maslov on Krbilbja in Russian.

Aviakollektsia 7/2000, bombardirovscik Pe-8 (TB-7) of V-Rigmant, another edition of an excellent monograph.

 

Links:

Historical and technical sites:

http://heavybomber.narod.ru/kat1.htm the site of Psy06 with splendid drawings and photos, in Russian

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petlyakov_Pe-8 something on this plane, in English

http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?p=868848 topic on the Pe-8 in English

http://www.airwar.ru/enc/bww2/ant42.html detailed history of ANT-42 prototypes, in Russian

http://www.airwar.ru/enc/bww2/pe8.html detailed history of TB-7/Pe-8 bomber, in Russian, with links to drawings

http://www.airwar.ru/enc/cww2/pe8on.html detailed history on Pe-8 ON VIP transport version, in Russian

http://www.airwar.ru/history/av2ww/soviet/tb7/tb7.html article on the raid on Berlin of the summer 1941, in Russian

http://crimso.msk.ru/Site/Crafts/Craft20370.htm page collecting the images of this type of plane from the press. In Russian.

http://www.battlefield.ru/pe8-crew-report-1944.html Battle reports of Pe-8 crews, in Russian.

http://scalemodels.ru/modules/forum/viewtopic_t_3492_start_0.html wide topic on Scalemodels.ru, in Russian. Plenty of images of details.

http://www.asisbiz.com/il2/Pe-8/Petlyakov-Pe-8.html good page with an historical description, list of built planes and images. In English and Russian.

 

Drawings:

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/pe8.html link to drawings of M-Hobby

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/pe8-2.html link to drawings of all variants

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/pe8eksprint.html link to other drawings

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw2/pe8aiv.html link to other drawings

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw2/pe8mk.html link to other drawings

http://wp.scn.ru/en/ww2/b/674/1 Profiles of Pe-8s from many sources

 

Movies:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSstrc549xQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaguVXizkdw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxhhqsasSoU

 

Kit reviews and building reports:

http://www.olddogsplanes.com/pe8.html detailed building report of the kit of Zvezda, in English

http://vvs.hobbyvista.com/Modeling/Petlyakov/Pe-8/Colors/ article in English, to take with some precaution.

http://www.swannysmodels.com/PE8.html Review of A-Model Pe-8 ASh-82 kit

http://www.aeroscale.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=2408&mode=thread&order=0 review of the Amodel kit

http://www.cybermodeler.com/hobby/builds/amo/build_amo_72142.shtml building report of A-Model Pe-8 ASh-82

http://modelingmadness.com/scott/allies/previews/zvezda/7280.htm review of Pe-2 ON of Zvezda, in English