Polikarpow / Polikarpov I-16

Fighter

Polikarpov I-16 Rata D-EPRN 2421319 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Polikarpov I-16 is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Polikarpov.
The Polikarpov I-16 is a world's first cantilever-winged monoplane fighter aircraft with retractable landing gear. The total production of 8644 includes approx. 1650 two-seat trainer aircraft.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelShvetsov M-62R / ASh-62R
Engine Power746 kW1000 hp
Speed463 km/h250 kts
  288 mph
Service Ceiling8.998 m29.521 ft
Range806 km435 NM
501 mi.
Empty Weight1.412 kg3.113 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.831 kg4.037 lbs
Wing Span9,18 m30 ft 1 in
Wing Area14,9 m160 ft
Length6,13 m20 ft 1 in
Height2,57 m8 ft 5 in
First Flight06/1933
Production Statusout of production
Total Production8644
ICAO CodeI16
Data for (Version)Polikarpow / Polikarpov I-16 Type 18
VariantsUTI-4

[Photo-ID: 10732] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Polikarpov I-16, , CM-260, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Polikarpov
I-16
Reg.: CM-260
 
Replica
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 10733] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Polikarpov I-16, , CM-260, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014Polikarpov
I-16
Reg.: CM-260
 
Replica
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 2648] Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Polikarpov I-16 Rata, , D-EPRN, c/n 2421319, Karsten Palt, 2009Polikarpov
I-16 Rata
Reg.: D-EPRN
c/n: 2421319
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2649] Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Polikarpov I-16 Rata, , D-EPRN, c/n 2421319, Karsten Palt, 2009Polikarpov
I-16 Rata
Reg.: D-EPRN
c/n: 2421319
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2650] Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Polikarpov I-16 Rata, , D-EPRN, c/n 2421319, Karsten Palt, 2009Polikarpov
I-16 Rata
Reg.: D-EPRN
c/n: 2421319
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2651] Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Polikarpov I-16 Rata, , D-EPRN, c/n 2421319, Karsten Palt, 2009Polikarpov
I-16 Rata
Reg.: D-EPRN
c/n: 2421319
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 12382] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Polikarpov I-16 Type 24, Flying Heritage Collection, NX7459, c/n 2421014, Karsten Palt, 2016Polikarpov
I-16 Type 24
Flying Heritage Collection
Reg.: NX7459
c/n: 2421014
 
Flying Heritage Collection [Everett, WA]
[Photo-ID: 12383] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Polikarpov I-16 Type 24, Flying Heritage Collection, NX7459, c/n 2421014, Karsten Palt, 2016Polikarpov
I-16 Type 24
Flying Heritage Collection
Reg.: NX7459
c/n: 2421014
 
Flying Heritage Collection [Everett, WA]