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Tupolev TB-3M

9,431 jelybaca  4 months ago

The Tupolev TB-3M first introduced in 1932 by Andrei Tupolev was massive for its time. Certainly not as awe inspiring as the Zeppelin Staaken VI was at the time, it is still massive and with its thick wide wings, it can traverse 2,000 kilometres and drop 8 250lbs bombs. However, it retired officially in 1939 before the war by the Soviet Airforce but continued service until 1945. Within those times it operated in the Battle of Khalkin Gol, Finnish Winter War, Battle of Moscow, Siege of Leningrad, and Battle of Kursk as both bomber and as cargo/paratroop transport. 2,797 tons of Cargo and 2,300 personnel were transported through the TB-3. The TB-3 also participated in the first victory parade on 18th June 1945.

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General Characteristics

  • Successors 2 airplane(s)
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 138.2ft (42.1m)
  • Length 84.9ft (25.9m)
  • Height 27.2ft (8.3m)
  • Empty Weight 46,681lbs (21,174kg)
  • Loaded Weight 57,445lbs (26,056kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.469
  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.066
  • Wing Loading 9.1lbs/ft2 (44.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 6,344.7ft2 (589.4m2)
  • Drag Points 38181

Parts

  • Number of Parts 404
  • Control Surfaces 6
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    1,776 Zerokiller3

    @freedompilot98 I remember getting a couple of mods for the game and killed an F-100 with an TB-3, then I did a FMB mission and bombed German Airfields in Finland

    +1 4 months ago
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    IL2 1946 flashback appears

    +1 4 months ago
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    Exceptional work Comrade!

    4 months ago
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    An accurate replica

    4 months ago
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    4,556 MaxB17

    NIce work! One of my fav. bombers!

    4 months ago
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    26.0k Trainzo

    Very nice job . A great big replica . I love it .

    4 months ago
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    9,193 Stormfur

    @jelybaca ok

    4 months ago
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    9,431 jelybaca

    @Stormfur they work, just no vertical and lateral movement

    4 months ago
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    9,193 Stormfur

    I'd like to know how the guns work, if at all

    4 months ago