Lavochkin La-7 Soviet fighter
The La-7 became the most sophisticated Soviet fighter powered by an air-cooled engine. It was a derivative of the La-5FN fighter. The La-7 featured top-notch flight performance enabling the pilot to beat virtually all enemy fighters. The top Soviet ace, Ivan Kozhedub, flew a fighter of the type and saw the Victory Day with 62 kills under his belt. Over 5,900 La-7 fighters were made.