Makanna, Philip
January 2009
Air Classics;Jan2009, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p20
The article reports that Chris Vogelgesang has finished his Yak 3UA D-FJAK in the markings of White-100, a Yak 3 that was part of the Soviet 402 IAP which was formed in 1941 and staffed with experienced test pilots drawn from the Scientific Testing Institute of the Soviet Air Force (VVS). It states that 402 IAP has received the new Yak 3s during the summer of 1944 and went into action in the Vistula-Oder and East Pommerania regions that autumn.


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