Petlyakov Pe-2

Pe-2-359 Peshka
Note: Base stats only (no upgrade installed)
Rank IV (4)
Battle Rating 5.0
Type Dive Bomber
Maximum Speed on height 521 km/h

3700 m
Maximum Altitude 9000 m
Turn Time 27.7 seconds
Rate of Climb 10.0 m/s
Takeoff Run 326 m
Armament 1x 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun (450 rds)

1x 12.7 mm Berezin UB machine gun (150 rds)
2x Turret: 1x 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun (448 rds)
2x Turret: 1x 12.7 mm Berezin UB machine gun (400 rds)
6x 100 kg bomb

Burst Mass 0.92 kg/s

Petlyakov Pe-2 Edit

The Petlyakov Pe-2 (Russian: Петляков Пе-2, nicknamed Peshka (Пешка – "Pawn"; also a Russian diminutive for "little Pe")) was a Soviet dive bomber aircraft used during World War II. It was regarded as one of the best ground attack aircraft of the war[2] and it was extremely successful in the roles of heavy fighter, reconnaissance and night fighter. It was one of the most important aircraft of World War II, being in many respects similar to the British de Havilland Mosquito.

11,400 Pe-2s were manufactured during the war, greater numbers than any other twin-engined combat aircraft except for the German Junkers Ju 88and British Vickers Wellington.[3][4] (Fourth in production numbers was the American Lockheed P-38 Lightning, 10,037 were built).

The Pe-2 was fast, maneuverable and durable. Several Communist nations flew the type after the war, when it became known by the NATO reporting name Buck. Six captured Pe-2s were also transferred from the Germans to the Finnish Air Force during the Continuation War, with the serial code PE- and the unofficial nickname Pekka-Eemeli.

Specifications Edit

Role: Bomber

Manufacturer: Petlyakov

Designer: Vladimir Petlyakov

Introduction: 1941

Retired: 1954 (SFR Yugoslav Air Force)

Number built: 11.427

Skins Edit

Bi-colour camouflage 1944: Destroy 250 ground units

Uni-colour camouflage: Destroy 300 ground units

Polish Air Force: Destroy 350 ground units

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