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Old 09-13-2017, 10:25 AM   #6
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OP's thoughts are not unjustified, though. I remember reading about serious problems Tigercat pilots had during Korean War, attempting to intercept night raids made by Po-2s. Indeed, fabric structure made them difficult to be detected by radar, while their agility and low speed made manoeuvring for firing position even more challenging.

It's not coincidence that on modern battlefield task of intercepting small and slow planes is given to attack choppers or COIN aircraft.
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