Polikarpov I-17 Fighter IV tier 1
Pilot

Developed in 1934–1937, but never entered service due to lack of advantage over the mass-produced I-16. Only prototypes were built.
Machine gun and autocannon armament effective in close combat
Low survivability, vulnerable engine, often catches fire
Good airspeed and boost
Very high maneuverability in horizontal turns
Very effective in low-altitude maneuvering combat
  • 124,000
    Price
  • 5,500
    Research price

Configuration Polikarpov I-17

Engine
IV
0
Engine M-100
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 470.0
Power 750
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-17
IV
M-100
V
1550
Engine M-100A
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 484.0
Power 860
Price:
Research price 1,550
Purchase price 24,500
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-17
V
1550
M-100A
V
1950
Engine M-103
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 495.0
Power 960
Price:
Research price 1,950
Purchase price 29,800
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-17
V
1950
M-103
Airframe
III
0
Airframe TsKB-15
Specifications:
Weight , kg 1363.0
Hit Points 130
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-17
III
TsKB-15
IV
1500
Airframe TsKB-19bis
Specifications:
Weight , kg 1370.0
Hit Points 140
Price:
Research price 1,500
Purchase price 30,000
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-17
IV
1500
TsKB-19bis
Hub-mounted weapon
No weapons
IV
3400
Autocannon 20 mm ShVAK (1936) (H)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 65
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 360
Effective Fire Range , m 600
Price:
Research price 3,400
Purchase price 34,500
Compatibility: Polikarpov I-17
IV
3400
20 mm ShVAK (1936) (H)
Wing-mounted weapon
III
0
Machine gun 7.62 mm ShKAS (1933) (W)
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 440
III
4x7.62 mm ShKAS (1933) (W)

Specifications

Hit Points 130
Weight, kg 1953.0
Firepower 124
20 mm ShVAK (1936) (H) 1
7.62 mm ShKAS (1933) (W) 4
Maneuverability 1039
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 8.50
Rate of Roll, °/s 120
Controllability 86
Airspeed 432
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 480
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 480
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 530
Stall Speed, km/h 100
Rate of Climb, m/s 38.70
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 247
Altitude Performance, m 600
Optimum Altitude, m 600