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Ilyushin
Type Division
Industry Aerospace and defense
Founded January 13, 1933
Headquarters Moscow, Russia
Key people Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin, founder
Products Military, transport and civilian aircraft
Parent United Aircraft Corporation
Website Official website

Open Joint Stock Company «Ilyushin Aviation Complex» ,[1] operating as Ilyushin (Ilyushin) (Russian: Илью́шин) or Ilyushin Design Bureau, is a Russian design bureau and aircraft manufacturer, founded by Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin. Ilyushin was established under the Soviet Union. Its operations began on January 13, 1933, by order of P. I. Baranov, People's Commissar of the Heavy Industry and the Head of the Main Department of Aviation Industry. In Soviet/Russian nomenclature, aircraft from Ilyushin are prefixed Il. The head office of Ilyushin is located in Aeroport District, Northern Administrative Okrug, Moscow.[2]

Aviation Industries Ilyushin is a subsidiary established in 1992 to act as Ilyushin's marketing and customer service arm.

Ilyushin has developed aircraft for widely varying roles over the years. The Russian government has merged Ilyushin with Mikoyan, Irkut, Sukhoi, Tupolev, and Yakovlev under a new company named United Aircraft Corporation.[3]

Notable aircraft[edit]

Notable Ilyushin aircraft include:

Fighters[edit]

  • I-21 fighter, 1936.
  • Il-1 fighter prototype, 1944.

Ground attack[edit]

  • Il-2 Shturmovik ground-attack aircraft, NATO codename "Bark", 1939, most-produced military aircraft of all time.
  • Il-8, ground-attack prototype, 1943.
  • Il-10 Shturmovik, ground-attack aircraft, NATO codename "Beast", 1944.
  • Il-16 ground attack prototype developed from the Il-10, 1945.
  • Il-20 (1948) ground attack prototype, 1948.
  • Il-40 "Brawny" jet-powered ground-attack prototype, 1953.
  • Il-102 experimental jet-powered ground-attack aircraft, project cancelled, 1982.

Bombers[edit]

  • DB-3 long-range bomber, 1935.
  • Il-4 "Bob" bomber/torpedo bomber developed from the DB-3, 1938.
  • DB-4 long-range bomber, 1940.
  • Il-6 long-range bomber prototype developed from the Il-4, 1942.
  • Il-22 jet-powered bomber prototype, 1947.
  • Il-28 "Beagle" and "Mascot" medium bomber/trainer, 1949.
  • Il-30 tactical swept-wing bomber prototype developed from the Il-28, 1951.
  • Il-46 jet-powered bomber prototype developed from the Il-30, 1952.
  • Il-54 "Blowlamp" supersonic bomber prototype, 1955.

Transport[edit]

Passenger aircraft[edit]

Reconnaissance[edit]

  • Il-20M "Coot-A" ELINT/radar reconnaissance version of the Il-18
  • Il-22 "Coot-B" airborne command post version of the Il-18.
  • Il-24 "Coot-C" ice reconnaissance version similar to Il-20M, 1948.
  • Il-38 "May" maritime patrol/anti-submarine warfare aircraft developed from the Il-18, 1971.
  • Il-140 AWACS version of Il-114.
  • A-50 Shmel (from Beriev), an AWACS variant of the Il-76, NATO codename "Mainstay", 1978.

Trainer[edit]

Experimental[edit]

  • Il-26 long-range bomber project, 1947.
  • Il-36 Prototype
  • Il-42 ground attack project
  • Il-52 flying wing bomber project.
  • Il-56 bomber project.
  • Il-64 airliner project.
  • Il-66 (1959) supersonic transport (SST) project, 1959.
  • Il-66 military transport project.
  • Il-70 short-haul airliner project, 1961.
  • Il-72 supersonic airliner project developed from the Il-66, 1961.
  • Il-72 (1964) medium-haul airliner project, 1964.
  • Il-74 airliner project, 1966.
  • Il-84 search and rescue variant of the Il-76, project cancelled, 1989.
  • Il-90 proposed long-haul airliner, 1988.
  • Il-118 proposed twin turboprop engine version of Il-18.
  • Il-196 long range airliner project.
  • A-60 experimental airborne laser laboratory developed from the Il-76MD, 1981.
  • Irkut MS-21 experimental short- to and mid-range jet airliner.

Gallery[edit]

Il-18 'Coot' on display

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JSC «IL» in General." Ilyushin. Retrieved on 8 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Official Address of the JSC «IL»." Ilyushin. Retrieved on 8 December 2010. "45 "G" Leningradsky Avenue, Moscow, 125190, Russian Federation." Address in Russian: "125190 Российская Федерация, город Москва, Ленинградский проспект, дом 45 "Г"."
  3. ^ "Russian Aircraft Industry Seeks Revival Through Merger." The New York Times. February 22, 2006.

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