By Jason Moore
The Lavochkin combatants stay little recognized within the West, even though with the Yakovlev fighter sequence they have been the spine of the pink Air strength fighter strength in the course of the moment global conflict. the writer rectifies that with this finished heritage of those warring parties. With this publication he describes in nice aspect the 3 major variations of the Lavochkin fighter sequence through the moment international battle: the single partly profitable LaGG-3 inline-engined fighter, the winning radial-engined La-5 fighter, and the wonderful radial engined La-7 fighter, the most effective piston-engined fighter airplane of the complete moment global battle. either the layout and background of those combatants are featured, together with how the mediocre inline engined LaGG-3 was once became a firstclass fighter through the alternative of the Klimov inline engine by means of the Shvetsov M-82 radial engine. along with describing the wartime designs he contains a part at the postwar successors to the second one global conflict combatants, the thoroughly new all steel La-9 and La-11, which observed large postwar carrier. actual colour profiles illustrate all variants.
** This digital variation contains a hundred and ten black-and white and 50 color images and profiles **
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