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R-5 , R-Z and PR-5

Updated on January 4, 2014

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Profiles of R-5, R-Z and PR-5

of Tapani Tuomanen

PARC PM 7211,

1/72 scale kit of Polikarpov R-5





Geust: "Red Stars"

Timo Heinonen / Hannu Valtonen: "Albatrosista Pilatukseen".

M. Maslov: Armada n.22: R-5 and R-Z

Kotelnikov: Aviakollectia 5/2009 R-Z

Soviet Aircraft and Aviation 1917-1941, of Lennart Andersson, ed. Putnam

Aviacia i Vremya 3/2010, an excellent article by V.Kotelnikov, in Russian



Links a brief general description Good description with many illustrations, in Russian. The R-5Sh, ground attack variant, in Russian. good description with many illustrations, in Russian. A lot of photos and drawings from the Russian press on the R-5, R-Z and other variants. Images of Limuzin variants on R-5 from Modelist-Konstruktor 1986 No.7 drawings with some internal detail from Modelist-Konstruktor 1969 No.7 forum with excellent images of a 3D cockpit of R-5 for IL2 flight simulator a building report of the Encore/Parc kit in English the excellent article of V.Kotelnikov on Aviacia i Vremya 3/2010, in Russian excellent report on the building of Rest Models kit, in Spanish