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Yakovlev Yak 6 & 8
The Yakovlev Yak-6 was a Soviet twin-engine utility aircraft, developed and built during World War II.
It was used as a short-range light night bomber and a light transport.
The Yakovlev Yak-8 was a Soviet utility aircraft developed during World War II.
It was not accepted for production and thus remained a prototype.
Twin-engined light utility transport aircraft.
Short-range night bomber aircraft.
Improved version of the Yak-6.
Improved version with 2 × Shvetsov M-11FM single-row, five-cylinder, air-cooled radial engine, 108 kW (145 hp) each, Only 2 prototypes made.
10.35 m (33 ft 11 in)
14.0 m (45 ft 11 in)
29.6 m2 (319 sq ft)
1,415 kg (3,120 lb)
2,300 kg (5,071 lb)
2 × Shvetsov M-11F 5-cylinder radial engines, 100 kW (140 hp) each
187 km/h (116 mph, 101 kn)
900 km (560 mi, 490 nmi)
3,380 m (11,090 ft)
Time to altitude
5.4 min to 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
1 × ShKAS machine gun in dorsal position
provision for 10 × RS 82 rockets
Up to 500 kg (1,102 lb) bombs.
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