Lawotschkin / Lavochkin La-5


Lavochkin La-5 © Andrei Nesvetaev
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The Lavochkin La-5 is a single-engine single-seat fighter aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Lavochkin (OKB-301).
The La-5 is a development of the Lavochkin LaGG-3.
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelShvetsov ASh-82FN
Engine Power1215 kW1629 hp
Speed648 km/h350 kts
  403 mph
Service Ceiling11.000 m36.089 ft
Range765 km413 NM
475 mi.
Empty Weight2.605 kg5.743 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.402 kg7.500 lbs
Wing Span9,80 m32 ft 2 in
Wing Area17,6 m189 ft
Length8,67 m28 ft 5 in
Height2,54 m8 ft 4 in
First Flight03/1942
Production Statusout of production
Total Production9920
Developed fromLavochkin LaGG-3
Data for (Version)Lavochkin / Lawotschkin La-5FN