updated on August 16, 2005
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This aircraft is believed to be from the 6 IAD, Moscow PVO, spring 1942.
There exist three photos showing three apparently identical fighters,
numbered 44, 45 and 46; they are late production types, armed with rockets,
flying with open canopy and open rear undercarriage with doors open.
The spinner looks unusually pointed; probably it has the tooth for
|The camouflage is black and green, and is representative, with small
variants, of the camo scheme of many MiG-3s.
The hand painted digits look to be silver, and are not perfectly parallel
to the flying axis.