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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
Official website
Open Joint Stock Company Ilyushin Aviation Complex ,
operating as Ilyushin (Ilyushin) (Russian:
) 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.
Aviation Industries Ilyushin is a subsidiary established in 1992 to act as Ilyushin's marketing and customer service
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.
Notable aircraft
Notable Ilyushin aircraft include:
I-21 fighter, 1936.
Il-1 fighter prototype, 1944.
Ground attack
Il-2 Shturmovik ground-attack aircraft, NATO codename "Bark", 1939, most-produced military aircraft of all
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.
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.
Il-12 "Coach" twin-engined cargo/transport aircraft, 1946.
Il-32 cargo glider prototype, 1948.
Il-34 prototype motorized variant of Il-32.
Il-76 "Candid", strategic airlifter, 1973.
Il-78 "Midas", an aerial refuelling variant of the Il-76, 1982.
Il-82 airborne command post developed from the Il-76.
Il-106 proposed heavy military transport.
Il-112 light military transport prototype, project cancelled, 2011.
UAC/HAL Il-214 experimental medium-lift military transport aircraft.
Il-476 internal designation for the Il-76MD-90A.
Passenger aircraft
Il-14 "Crate" twin-engined airliner developed from the Il-12, 1950.
Il-18 "Clam" (1946) four-engined airliner prototype, 1946.
Il-18 "Coot" turboprop airliner, 1958.
Il-62 "Classic" long range jet airliner, 1962.
Il-86 "Camber" medium-range wide-body jet airliner, 1977.
Il-80 "Maxdome" airborne command post developed from the Il-86, 1985.
Il-87 "Aimak" airborne control variant of the Il-86.
Il-96 long-haul widebody airliner developed from the Il-86, 1988.
Il-98 aerial refuelling variant of the Il-96.
Il-100 light multi-purpose aircraft.
Il-108 business jet prototype, project abandoned, 1990.
Il-114 regional aircraft, 1999.
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.
A-100 Premier (from Beriev), an AWACS variant of the Il-76MD-90A.
Il-103 light trainer, 1994.
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.
Il-2 Shturmovik
Il-18 'Coot' on display
Il-38 'May'
Ilyushin Il-76
Il-78 'Midas' Il-96
[1] http:/ / www. en/
[2] " JSC IL in General (http:/ / www. eng/ company/ general. html)." Ilyushin. Retrieved on 8 December 2010.
[3] " Official Address of the JSC IL (http:/ / www.ilyushin. org/ eng/ company/ address. html)." Ilyushin. Retrieved on 8 December 2010. "45
"G" Leningradsky Avenue, Moscow, 125190, Russian Federation." Address in Russian (http:/ / www. ilyushin. org/ company/ address. html):
"125190 , , , 45 ""."
[4] " Russian Aircraft Industry Seeks Revival Through Merger (http:/ / www. nytimes. com/ 2006/ 02/ 22/ business/ worldbusiness/ 22air.
html?_r=1& oref=login)." The New York Times. February 22, 2006.
External links
Official site (http:/ / www. ilyushin. org/ eng/ )
Official site (http:/ / www. ilyushin. org/ ) (Russian)
Ilyushin Finance Co. (http:/ / www. ifc-leasing. com/ en/ ).
Ilyushin Finance Co. (http:/ / www. ifc-leasing. com/ ru/ index/ ). (Russian)
Ilyushin (https:/ / twitter. com/ OAO_IL) on Twitter
Ilyushin (https:/ / www. facebook. com/ oao. ilyushin) on Facebook
Ilyushin (http:/ / users. livejournal. com/ oao_il) at LiveJournal
Article Sources and Contributors
Article Sources and Contributors
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Image Sources, Licenses and Contributors
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Image:IL-18-700px.jpg Source: License: Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported Contributors: User:Stan Shebs
Image:Il-38 May.jpg Source: License: Public Domain Contributors: Ariadacapo, Hiuppo
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KTo288, Mattes, Nockson, Sven-steffen arndt
File:IL-78 Lajes.jpg Source: License: Public Domain Contributors: Master Sgt. Charles Beha
Image:Aeroflot Il-96.jpg Source: License: unknown Contributors: Dmitriy Pichugin - Russian AviaPhoto Team
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