Soviet Tupolev ANT-40 (SB-2) Soviet Bomber
Although an advanced design in the 1930's the Tupolev SB-2 was rapidly becoming obsolete when hostilities began in 1941. Over 6000 had been built, but a few survived the first year of invasion and the survivors were withdrawn from the...
The American C-47 Skytrain (Dakota to RAF) was a militarised redesign of the civilian DC-3 airliner, highly valued for its rugged endurance. Under lend-lease agreements with the Soviet Union, the redesign DC-3 became the Li-2 Transport with the notable turret...