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    Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule) Multi-Purpose Biplane (1929)

    Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule) Multi-Purpose Biplane (1929)

    The Polikarpov Po-2 represents the most-produced biplane of all time.


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    Technical Specifications:
    Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
    Multi-Purpose Biplane


    PRIMARY

    Focus Model: Polikarpov U-2 (Mule)
    Origin: Soviet Union
    Manufacturer: Polikarpov OKB - Soviet Union
    Service Entry: 1929
    Production Total: 40,200
    Crew: 2


    STRUCTURAL

    Length: 26.80 ft (8.17 m)
    Width: 37.40 ft (11.40 m)
    Height: 10.17ft (3.10 m)
    Weight (Empty): 1,698 lb (770 kg)
    Weight (MTOW): 2,976 lb (1,350 kg)


    POWER

    Powerplant: 1 x Shvetsov M-11D 5-cylinder radial piston engine delivering 125 horsepower.


    PERFORMANCE

    Maximum Speed: 94 mph (152 kmh; 82 kts)
    Maximum Range: 391 miles (630 km)
    Service Ceiling: 9,843 ft (3,000 m; 1.9 miles)
    Rate-of-Climb: 546 feet-per-minute (166 m/min)


    ARMAMENT

    Hardpoints: 6
    Armament Suite:
    OPTIONAL (depending on model):
    1 x 7.62mm ShKAS machine gun

    OPTIONAL:
    6 x 110lb bombs


    VARIANTS
    U-2


    U-2A

    U-2AO

    U-2AP

    U-2G

    U-2KL

    U-2LSh

    U-2LPL

    U-2M

    U-2P

    U-2S

    U-2SS

    U-2ShS

    U-2SP

    U-2SPL

    U-2UT

    U-2LNB

    U-2VS

    U-2NAK

    U-3

    U-4

    Po-2

    Po-2A

    Po-2GN

    Po-2L

    Po-2P

    Po-2S

    Po-2S-1

    Po-2S-2

    Po-2S-3

    Po-2ShS

    Po-2SP

    RV-23

    CSS-13

    CSS S-13

    E-23


    OPERATORS
    Albania; Bulgaria; China; Czechoslovakia; Finland; France; Germany; East Germany; Hungary; Mongolia; North Korea; Poland; Romania; Soviet Union; Turkey; Yugoslavia