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Other titles:RECOGNITION OF AIRCRAFT (SERIES 2) [Series Title]
Summary: Aircraft recognition film describing various Russian aircraft.
Description: The film begins with the caption "This silent film has been assembled from Russian newsreel material available in Great Britain. It is a collection of action shots of some of the best known Russian aircraft and is intended to be shown by an instructor to illustrate his teaching". Single-, twin- and four-engined aircraft are shown. Single-Engined Aircraft: Yakovlev single-seater fighter, Lavochkin LaGG-3 and Lavochkin LA-5 single-seater fighters, Ilyushin II-2 Stormovik ground attack bomber and Beriev MBR2 reconnaissance flying boat. Twin-Engined Aircraft - Petlyakov PE-2 fighter bomber, Ilyushin DB-3F medium bomber, Lisunov PS-84 transport aircraft, Tupolev SB medium bomber. Four-Engined Aircraft - Tupolev TB-3 transport and Tupolev TB-7 heavy bomber.