|National origin||Soviet Union|
|Primary user||Soviet Air Force|
Design and development
After the first prototype (under the development name Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev fighter 5 | ANT-5), the I-4 was redesigned with a new engine cowling to decrease drag, with added rocket launchers on the upper wing and a larger tailfin. The lower wing was predominantly an attachment for the wing struts; it was almost removed in the second series, the I-4Z (where the lower wings were greatly shortened), and totally removed from the I-4bis, thus transforming the aircraft from a sesquiplane into a parasol-wing monoplane.
- ANT-5 : Prototype.
- I-4 : Single-seat fighter aircraft.
- I-4Z : Single-seat fighter with span of lower wings greatly reduced.
- I-4bis : Monoplane version (lower wings totally removed).
- I-4P : Floatplane version.
- Crew: one, pilot
- Length: 7.27 m (23 ft 10 in)
- Wingspan: 11.42 m (37 ft 5 in)
- Height: 2.82 m (9 ft 2 in)
- Wing area: 23.8 m² (256 ft²)
- Empty weight: 978 kg (2,156 lb)
- Loaded weight: 1,430 kg (3,153 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × M-22 (Bristol Jupiter) piston radial, 343 kW (460 hp)
- Maximum speed: 257 km/h (160 mph)
- Range: 840 km (524 mi)
- Service ceiling: 7,655 m (25,100 ft)
- Rate of climb: 555 m/min (1,820 ft/min)
- Wing loading: 60 kg/m² (12 lb/ft²)
- Power/mass: 0.25 kW/kg (0.15 hp/lb)
- "AKL-201611 AviaKollektsia 11 2016: Tupolev I-4 Soviet Fighter of the 1920s". modelgrad.com. Retrieved 2017-10-20.
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