Polikarpov  I-16 

I-16 Typ 18

I-16 Typ 10

I-16 under the wing of a TB-3 bomber

 

Type

 Fighter

Armament

 Type 1,4 and 5 - 2 x 7,62mm ShKAS MG
Type 10 - 4 x 7,62mm ShKAS MG
Type 17,18 och 24 - 2 x 20mm ShVAK guns
2 x 7,62mm ShKAS MG

Engine

Type 1 - M-22 9cyl 480hp
Type 4 - M-25A 9cyl 725hp
Type 5, 10 and 17 - M-25B 9cyl 775hp
Type 18 and 24 - M-62R 9cyl 1000hp

Weight

 Type 1 - Empty 998kg - Take-off 1.345kg
Type 4 - Empty 1.266kg - Take-off 1.422kg
Type 5 - Empty 1.266kg - Take-off 1.660kg
Type 10 - Empty 1.266kg - Take-off 1.715kg
Type 18 - Empty 1.410kg - Take-off 1.830kg
Type 24 - Empty 1.490kg - Take-off 1.912kg

Crew

 1

Speed

 Type 1 - 360km/h
Type 4-18 - 450/465km/h
Type 24 - 525km/h

Year of construction

 1934 - 1943

Quantity

 8600

User

 Soviet Union  China  Finland and Spain

Manufacturer

Nikolai N. Polikarpov