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Aviation and Diplomacy

Frank Piasecki

NATO 1949-2009 Projekt ekspozycji w Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego w Krakowie



Polish Aviation Museum

31-864 Kraków,
al. Jana Pawła II 39
phone: (12) 640 99 60,
(12) 642 40 70
e-mail: info@muzeumlotnictwa.pl

a cultural institution of the Malopolska Region

Małopolska – Kraków Region


Patronage

Kraków Airport







Aeroplane: Ilyushin SIl-28 (Il-28U, NATO: Mascot)

Ilyushin SIl-28 (Il-28U, NATO: Mascot)
USSR
advanced trainer
1950



  • Technical data


Span 21.45 m (70.33 ft)
Length 17.65 m (57.98 ft)
Take-off weight 19,500 kg (46,696 lb)
Maximum speed 876 km/h (473 kt)
Ceiling 12,300 m (40,327 ft)
Range 3150 km (1700 NM)
Armament
Powerplant :
two VK-1A turbojets rated at 2700 kG each

 

Trainer variant of the first soviet jet bomber.

The Il-28U was designed simultaneously with the combat version. It had no armament and the instructor's cockpit with dual controls replaced the navigator/bombardier cockpit.

Poland purchased 16 aircraft, redesignated SIl-28. The Museum's example, serial number 692-16 served with naval aviation and was stationed at Siemirowice. It was donated in 1979.

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