UT-1 racer 5

Updated on February 5, 2014

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Drawing by Tapani Tuomanen


UT-1 flown by Ilyin during the racing Moscow-Sevastopol-Moscow of 25 July 1937, a flight of 2816 miles with 19 concurrent planes. Ilyin placed in second position after 'red 4' of V.P. Fumes, with a time of 17h 17 min.

The plane was painted entirely in dark blue, with some white and red details.