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loosely on the Yak-3, the Yak-11 was
the Warsaw Pact's main trainer directly after World War II.
First flown on 10 November 1945, almost 4,500 were produced by 1956
including license built LET C-11s in Czechoslovakia.
A tricycle landing-gear Yak-11U was also
produced. This aircraft remained in service with Soviet Air
Force until 1962.
The NATO code name for the Yak-11 was