Polikarpov TsKB-12bis Fighter III tier 1
Pilot

A prototype of the I-16 (TsKB-12) equipped with a Wright Cyclone engine and three-blade propeller. Following trials, it was decided to produce I-16 with the M-22 engine.

Effective in low-altitude combat
Excellent horizontal maneuverability
Good roll maneuverability
Increased credit income per battle
Low durability
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Configuration Polikarpov TsKB-12bis

Engine
III
0
Engine Wright Cyclone F2
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 442.0
Power 720
Compatibility: Polikarpov TsKB-12bis
III
Wright Cyclone F2
Airframe
III
0
Airframe TsKB-12bis
Specifications:
Weight , kg 1012.0
Hit Points 95
Compatibility: Polikarpov TsKB-12bis
III
TsKB-12bis
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 400
III
2x7.62 mm ShKAS (1933) (W)

Specifications

Hit Points 95
Weight , kg 1514.0
Firepower 25
7.62 mm ShKAS (1933) (W) 2
Maneuverability 424
Average Time to Turn 360 deg , s 10.30
Rate of Roll , °/s 180
Controllability 100
Airspeed 394
Top Speed at Sea Level , km/h 455
Top Speed at Best Altitude , km/h 460
Maximum Dive Speed , km/h 480
Stall Speed , km/h 135
Rate of Climb , m/s 15.90
Optimum Airspeed , km/h 241
Altitude Performance , m 650
Optimum Altitude , m 650
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