Polikarpov I-16 ROCAF
      Polikarpov I-16 ROCAF
      Polikarpov I-16 ROCAF
      Polikarpov I-16 ROCAF

      Polikarpov I-16 ROCAF Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a Polikarpov I-16.

      Republic of China Air Force Combat ACE.

      A Soviet fighter aircraft of revolutionary design - the worlds first low-wing cantilever monoplane fighter with retractable landing gear.

      Includes a free display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 8.2cm (3.25") and a wingspan width of 12cm (4.75").

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      Polikarpov I-16 Diecast Model

      Introducing the remarkable 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the Polikarpov I-16, a Soviet fighter aircraft of revolutionary design. This meticulously crafted model captures the essence of the I-16, the world's first low-wing cantilever monoplane fighter with retractable landing gear, making it a valuable addition to any aircraft model collection.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 8.2 cm (3.25 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 12 cm (4.75 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a free display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      The Polikarpov I-16 was a pioneering aircraft, introducing several advanced features for its time, including a fully retractable landing gear and a low-wing cantilever monoplane design. First flown in the mid-1930s, the I-16 played a crucial role in the Spanish Civil War and saw extensive service during the early years of World War II. Its innovative design and robust performance set new standards in fighter aircraft development.

      The Polikarpov I-16 had several notable variants, each designed to enhance its combat capabilities:

      • I-16 Type 5: The initial production version equipped with a 480 hp M-25 engine and armed with four PV-1 machine guns.
      • I-16 Type 10: An upgraded version with a more powerful 750 hp M-25V engine and improved armament, including synchronized ShKAS machine guns.
      • I-16 Type 17: Featured additional armor and the capability to carry underwing bombs for ground-attack missions.
      • I-16 Type 24: The final production variant with further engine improvements and enhanced weaponry, including 20mm ShVAK cannons.
      • I-16 Type 28: A specialized ground-attack version equipped with larger bomb racks and additional armor protection.

      This aircraft model honors the historical significance and technological advancements of the Polikarpov I-16. As a groundbreaking fighter aircraft, the I-16's contributions to aerial combat and its influence on future aircraft designs were substantial. Its innovative features and combat effectiveness made it a critical asset to the Soviet Air Force. This diecast model meticulously replicates the I-16, making it a prized piece for collectors and aviation history enthusiasts.

      Enhance your collection with this meticulously detailed Polikarpov I-16 diecast model. Its historical significance and exceptional craftsmanship make it a must-have for any aircraft model enthusiast. Order now and bring a piece of aviation history to your display!

      OX_034_AC065-72

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      Model Scale
      1/72
      Material
      Zinc Alloy

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