Aviation Photo #2648830 Douglas (Lisunov) Li-2P (DC-3) - Russia - Air Force

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The Li-2 (NATO reporting name 'Cab') was a license-built version of the Douglas DC-3. It is often thought to be a straight Soviet repoduction but, in fact, there are over 1,200 changes documented from the Douglas engineering drawings. the most substantial was the use of the Russian Shvetsov ASh-62IR engines in place of the nine-cylinder Wright R-1820. This example is on display at the Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino.
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    Alastair T. Gardiner
    Russia - Air Force
    Douglas (Lisunov) Li-2P (DC-3)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
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    September 2, 2013
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