Polikarpov I-16 Type 29 Multirole Fighter IV tier 1
Pilot

Last mass-produced modification of the Polikarpov I-16. First flew in 1940. The main difference from its predecessors was it had no guns in the wings, but carried a synchronized large-caliber machine gun.

Effective in low-altitude combat
Excellent horizontal maneuverability
Good roll maneuverability
Good strike weapons
Increased credit income per battle
Low durability
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Configuration Polikarpov I-16 Type 29

Engine
V
0
Engine М-63
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 515.0
Power 930
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-16 Type 29
V
М-63
Airframe
IV
0
Airframe I-16 (1940)
Specifications:
Weight , kg 1200.0
Hit Points 120
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-16 Type 29
IV
I-16 (1940)
Synchronized machine gun
III
0
Machine gun 7.62 mm ShKAS (1933)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
High rate of fire
Specifications:
Damage per Second 30
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 1500
Effective Fire Range , m 400
III
2x7.62 mm ShKAS (1933)
Synchronized machine gun
V
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm BS (S)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 47
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 800
Effective Fire Range , m 460
V
12.7 mm BS (S)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
II
0
Rockets RS-82
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 450
Damage Radius , m 35
Price:
Purchase price 150
II
6xRS-82
Outboard weapon
No weapons
IV
0
Bombs FAB-100
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 2100
Damage Radius , m 60
Price:
Purchase price 350
IV
2xFAB-100

Specifications

Hit Points 120
Weight , kg 1835.0
Firepower 58
7.62 mm ShKAS (1933) 2
12.7 mm BS (S) 1
RS-82 6
FAB-100 2
Maneuverability 406
Average Time to Turn 360 deg , s 11.10
Rate of Roll , °/s 180
Controllability 100
Airspeed 411
Top Speed at Sea Level , km/h 442
Top Speed at Best Altitude , km/h 465
Maximum Dive Speed , km/h 500
Stall Speed , km/h 115
Rate of Climb , m/s 17.50
Optimum Airspeed , km/h 241
Altitude Performance , m 950
Optimum Altitude , m 950
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