1/72 FLYING HEROES SERIES
SM2001
La-5FN, Ivan Kozhedub
240th IAP
Eastern Front, April, 1944
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Lavochkin La-5
The Soviet La-5FN was the definitive version of the La-5 series. This wooden aircraft first
saw combat in the Battle of Kursk and was considered as an equal to the German
BF-109G6. With the arrival of the La-5's and later the La-7, the era of domination on the
eastern front by the Luftwaffe fighters was over.

Specifications
Crew - 1 pilot
Length - 8.67 m   (28 ft 5.33 in)
Wingspan - 9.80 m   (32 ft 1.75 in)
Height - 2.54 m   (8 ft 4 in)
Wingarea - 17.5 m²   (188 ft² )
Empty weight - 2,605 kg   (5,743 lb)
Loaded weight - 3,265 kg   (7,198 lb)
Max takeoff weight - 3,402 kg   (7,500 lb)
Powerplant - 1 x Shvetsov ASh-82FN radial engine, 1,215 kW   (1,630 hp)
1/72 scale
Mostly die-cast metal
Very little plastic
Option to display model with wheels down or up
Display stand included
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