A modern fighter is a combination of beauty and power, speed and maneuverability. Its flight fascinates audience at any air show and makes potential enemies muse. A fighter has a hard task - it has to win an air fight not only against an enemy’s fighter, but against any other type of aircraft. Currently the authority of the Russian school designing aircraft of this type is acknowledged world wide. But that was not always so. Here is a story of the national fighter development from the WWI until the end of the 30s of the 20th century.
Bonus material: Nieuport-17, МB BIS, Sikorsky S-16, I-1, I-2, I-3, I-4, I-5, I-15, I-15bis, DI-6, I-14, I-16, IP-1, I-17, I-21, I-153, I-190, I-180, I-12, I-Z, I-21, I-207, SAM-13, IS-1.
Directors: Andrey Kulyasov, Alexey Romanov
Running time: 52 min.
Languages: Russian, English
PAL, All regions
© Wings of Russia Studio, 2008
Catalogue number: KRD-40