La-5 Series 8

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La-5 Series 8
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Overview
TypeAircraft
RoleFighter
Availability
Part ofBattle of Stalingrad (Collector's Edition)
Development statusReleased

The La-5 Series 8 is a Russian fighter available as part of Battle of Stalingrad (Collector's Edition).

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Specifications[edit | edit source]

Indicated stall speed in flight configuration: 165..183 km/h
Indicated stall speed in takeoff/landing configuration: 147..162 km/h
Dive speed limit: 720 km/h
Maximum load factor: 10 G
Stall angle of attack in flight configuration: 22.7 °
Stall angle of attack in landing configuration: 15.1 °

Maximum true air speed at sea level, engine mode - Boosted: 544 km/h
Maximum true air speed at 3000 m, engine mode - Nominal: 571 km/h
Maximum true air speed at 6500 m, engine mode - Nominal: 603 km/h

Service ceiling: 9500 m
Climb rate at sea level: 18 m/s
Climb rate at 3000 m: 13.3 m/s
Climb rate at 6000 m: 8.2 m/s

Maximum performance turn at sea level: 23.4 s, at 270 km/h IAS.
Maximum performance turn at 3000 m: 35.3 s, at 270 km/h IAS.

Flight endurance at 3000 m: 1.9 h, at 350 km/h IAS.

Takeoff speed: 170..200 km/h
Glideslope speed: 200..210 km/h
Landing speed: 150..160 km/h
Landing angle: 13 °

Note 1: the data provided is for international standard atmosphere (ISA).
Note 2: flight performance ranges are given for possible aircraft mass ranges.
Note 3: maximum speeds, climb rates and turn times are given for standard aircraft mass.
Note 4: climb rates and turn times are given for Boosted power.

Engine:
Model: M-82
Maximum power in Boosted mode at sea level: 1700 HP
Maximum power in Nominal mode at sea level: 1400 HP
Maximum power in Nominal mode at 2100 m: 1550 HP
Maximum power in Nominal mode at 5300 m: 1335 HP

Engine modes:
Nominal (unlimited time): 2400 RPM, 950 mm Hg
Boosted power (up to 5 minutes): 2400 RPM, 1140 mm Hg

Oil rated temperature in engine output: 55..90 °C
Oil maximum temperature in engine output: 125 °C
Cylinder head rated temperature: 140..210 °C
Cylinder head maximum temperature: 215 °C

Supercharger gear shift altitude: 3500 m

Empty weight: 2648 kg
Minimum weight (no ammo, 10% fuel): 2928 kg
Standard weight: 3353 kg
Maximum takeoff weight: 3593 kg
Fuel load: 370 kg / 521 l
Useful load: 945 kg

Forward-firing armament:
2 x 20mm gun "SsVAK", 170 rounds, 800 rounds per minute, synchronized

Bombs:
2 x 50 kg general purpose bombs "FAB-50sv"
2 x 104 kg general purpose bombs "FAB-100M"

Length: 8.672 m
Wingspan: 9.8 m
Wing surface: 17.51 m^2

Combat debut: September 1942

Additional Configurations[edit | edit source]

Loadout variants: armour piercing (AP) or high-explosive (HE) rounds only

2 x 50 kg General Purpose Bombs FAB-50sv
Additional mass: 120 kg
Ammunition mass: 100 kg
Racks mass: 20 kg
Estimated speed loss before drop: 20 km/h
Estimated speed loss after drop: 12 km/h

2 x 104 kg General Purpose Bombs FAB-100M
Additional mass: 228 kg
Ammunition mass: 208 kg
Racks mass: 20 kg
Estimated speed loss before drop: 27 km/h
Estimated speed loss after drop: 12 km/h

Flat frontal section for better visibility
Additional mass: 2 kg
Estimated speed loss: 2 km/h

RPK-10 fixed loop radio compass for navigation with radio beacons
Additional mass: 10 kg
Estimated speed loss: 0 km/h

History[edit | edit source]