Registration / Serial:4
Aircraft Original Type:Yakovlev Yak-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Yakovlev Yak-3
Aircraft Version:Yakovlev Yak-3
Operator / Titles:Soviet Union - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)Map
Country:France
Collection:Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace
Photo Date:4 October 2005
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact
Photo ID:1563
View count: 43
Though almost 5,000 of this type were built, this is one of only two surviving original Yak-3, the other being in the Commemorative Airforce Museum at Camarillo, Ca. Powered by a 1.222 hp Klimov engine this aircraft served in a French Regiment, 'Normandie-Niemen' on the Eastern front and was given by Stalin to its French Pilot in May 1945.
Registration / Serial:4
Aircraft Version:Yakovlev Yak-3
Operator / Titles:Soviet Union - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Paris - Le Bourget (LFPB / LBG)
Photo Date:4 October 2005
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact