My fictional build. Based on the concept of the Polikarpov design bureau enlisting the help of a defecting Blohm and Voss designer, the Polikarpov I-163 came to being, equiped with an upscaled more powerful version of the Shvetsov ASh-62 engine, a similar design frame to the normal Polikarpov designs but now with the larger size to accomodate the second pilot and rear defensive gunner.
It has a similar cockpit orientation to late war experimental designs from the Blohm and Voss design team while having a tail and fin combination similar to an me110. As a mid-war bi-plane it is slow but manoeverable (fun to fly).
Controls are simple, trim for the elevator and AG3 enables the rear guns (AG8 disables roll and pitch for while you are using the guns)
- Predecessor Game Key / Bi-Plane Challenge!
- Created On Windows
- Wingspan 28.2ft (8.6m)
- Length 19.6ft (6.0m)
- Height 9.4ft (2.9m)
- Empty Weight 4,663lbs (2,115kg)
- Loaded Weight 6,967lbs (3,160kg)
- Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.287
- Wing Loading 5.3lbs/ft2 (25.9kg/m2)
- Wing Area 1,315.9ft2 (122.3m2)
- Drag Points 2641
- Number of Parts 939
- Control Surfaces 0