Specifications for the
Yakovlev Yak-1 (Krasavyets)
Focus Model: Yakovlev Yak-1B (Krasavyets)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Yakovlev - Soviet Union
Initial Year of Service: 1940
Production Total: 8,700
Length: 27.89 ft (8.5 m)
Width: 32.81 ft (10.00 m)
Height: 8.66ft (2.64 m)
Weight (Empty): 5,278 lb (2,394 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 6,356 lb (2,883 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Klimov M-105P V12 liquid-cooled inline engine developing 1,180 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 368 mph (592 kmh; 320 kts)
Maximum Range: 435 miles (700 km)
Service Ceiling: 34,465 ft (10,505 m; 6.5 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,038 feet-per-minute (926 m/min)
1 x 20mm ShVAK cannon in propeller hub
1 x 12.7mm Berezin UBS machine gun OR 2 x 7.62mm machine guns in forward fuselage.
Up to 441lbs of external stores including both bombs and rockets.
Ya-26 "Krasavec" - First Model Design by Alexander Yakovlev to the 1938 fighter requirement.
France (Free French); Poland; Soviet Union