Re: Polikarpov R-1

Matt Bittner (
Thu, 4 Jan 1996 13:03:53 -0500

On 4 Jan 96 at 11:23, Charles Hart typed diligently:

> When in doubt check in the new book on Russian aircraft by Alan Durkota
> and company from Flying Machines press (no I haven't seen it yet) or
> perhaps Bill Gunston's new encyclopedia of Russian a/c to get confirmation
> of the above.

I really doubt it will be in Durkota's book, since it was made after
the war. However, it is in Gunston's book. Another "ok" reference
for the R-1 is "Fighting Polikaprov's" and the new Blue Rider
magazine - which includes decals for it.