Lemkits 1/32 Sukhoi Su-2 with the M-82 engine - Limited edition resin kit in E-bay Auctions Posted February 6 https://www.ebay.com/itm/115237181990 1/32 Sukhoi Su-2 with M-82 engine – Limited edition resin kit The history of this aircraft began in 1936 with the creation of the Ivanov multi-purpose aircraft project. According to the results of the project competition, the aircraft, which was designed by a group led by Pavel Sukhoi, was selected as the winner and was recommended for construction. In the process of working on this project, he already had the name SZ - (Stalin's task) -(abbreviation Сталинское задание (Russian)). In August 1937, this aircraft made its first flight. In the process of improvements and testing, after installing a more powerful M-88B engine, the aircraft was adopted by the Red Army Air Force under the name BB-1 - Middle Bomber ( abbreviation "Ближний Бомбардировщик" (Russian). In 1940, its serial production was started and it received its name Sukhoi Su-2. On June 22, 1941, Su-2 aircraft entered the battle. Very often used as an attack aircraft and without fighter cover, the Su-2 suffered heavy losses. Due to their "survivability", the Su-2 often returned to bases very damaged, but after repairs they returned to battle. In part, such "survivability" was provided by the completely duplicated control of the navigator. This gave a chance to return to base if the pilot was injured. Su-2 production continued until 1942. A total of 893 aircraft were produced. And some of them served until 1944. For the design bureau led by Pavel Sukhoi, the Su2 was the beginning of a long journey in creating beautiful and formidable aircraft. Our model at 1:32 represents a late version of the Su-2 with the M-82 engine. Another interesting point,the combat units received the aircraft disassembled packed in container boxes. Fully provided with everything necessary, including a ski chassis, which was installed by technical personnel right at the airfield. The ski chassis option is also included in our set.