Polikarpow / Polikarpov I-15 Chaika / Tschaika

Fighter

Polikarpov I-15bis A.4-103 CA-125 / 32-2 Replica © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Polikarpov I-15 is a single-engine single-seat fighter biplane aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Polikarpov.
The Polikarpov I-15 is powered by a Shvetsov M-25V radial engine which is a license-built Wright R-1820-F3 Cyclone.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelShvetsov M-25V
Engine Power559 kW750 hp
Speed370 km/h200 kts
  230 mph
Service Ceiling9.500 m31.168 ft
Range530 km286 NM
329 mi.
Empty Weight1.310 kg2.888 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.900 kg4.189 lbs
Wing Span10,20 m33 ft 6 in
Wing Area22,5 m242 ft
Length6,27 m20 ft 7 in
Height2,19 m7 ft 2 in
First Flight10/1933
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>3000
ICAO CodeI15B
Data for (Version)Polikarpow / Polikarpov I-15bis
VariantsI-15, I-15bis, I-153 (I-15ter)

[Photo-ID: 10730] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Polikarpov I-15bis, , A.4-103, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Polikarpov
I-15bis
Reg.: A.4-103
 
Replica
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 10731] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Polikarpov I-15bis, , A.4-103, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Polikarpov
I-15bis
Reg.: A.4-103
 
Replica
Museo del Aire [Madrid]