Aviation Photo #1046578 Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 Ishak - Untitled

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Flying display at the practice day of Warbirds over Wanaka 2006 Airshow. [Nikon D70, Nikkor AF ED VR 80-400mm lens]
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Photo Added: May 18, 2006

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Anonymous
11 years ago
Super! By the way, "Ishak" is not a name - it is a nick name. It is an informal word for "donkey". The plane was called so by the pilots for whom I-16, or "I-shestnadcat'" in Russian, was too long for a word. They based a new nick name just on sound simillarity. Cheers. Grigory
Anonymous
11 years ago
It's not Ishak? it's Ishach'ok :)

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