LaGG-3 (1,5,11 series)RODEN #037 / 1:72 WWII Aircraft
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In the spring of 1940, a group of designers directed by
Production of the new plane, named
Additional fuel tanks were installed in the replacement wing sections. This modification gave longer range and was named
Planes of series 1,5, and 11 had increased armament; two UBS heavy machine guns, RS-82 rockets (eight for 5 series and six for the 11 series) and bombs. The take-off weight of the production planes increased, and speed was reduced to 535 km/h, range was also reduced.
In spite of being produced in great numbers, the Lagg-3's performance was worse than other Soviet fighter's. That's the reason why the aircraft had been in constant development during its production and service. More than 6500 planes of all types were built in total.