Ilyushin Il-103

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Role Training aircraft
National origin Soviet Union / Russia
Manufacturer Ilyushin
Designer Genrikh Novozhilov
First flight 17 May 1994
Status In service
Primary users Republic of Korea Air Force
Peruvian Navy
Number built 66
Unit cost
USD 156,500[citation needed]

The Ilyushin Il-103 is a single-engined, low-winged training aircraft, the Ilyushin Design Bureau started its development in 1990 in the Soviet Union and the aircraft is now produced in Russia.[1] It was the first Russian aircraft to achieve Federal Aviation Administration certification for sales in the United States.

Produced by RSK-MiG, it has been adopted by the Republic of Korea Air Force as a primary trainer, Il-103 is called the T-103 in Korea.


The following is the list of import versions of the II-103:

 Republic of Korea
  • Peruvian Navy: 6 delivered/ordered
  • Peruvian Army: 6 delivered / 1 crash w/fire damaged beyond repair. No-injuries (Officers at Ejercito Del Peru - Peruvian Army)

Specifications (Il-103)[edit]

Data from [4]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2 stick controls
  • Capacity: 3 places in back total seating=5
  • Length: 8 m (26 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.56 m (34 ft 7.75 in)
  • Height: 3.135 m (10 ft 3.5 in)
  • Wing area: 14.71 m2 (158.34 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 900 kg (1984 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1310 kg (2888 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Continental IO-360ES- Fuel Injected - piston engine with one Hartzell BHC-C2YF-1BF/F8459A-8R two-blade variable pitch (hydraulic) metal propeller, 156 kW (210 hp)


  • Range: (at cruising speed, pilot and 270 kg (595 lb) payload and 30 min reserves): 800 km (497 miles)
  • Service ceiling: (max certified altitude): 3000 m (9840 ft)
  • Rate of climb: (at ISA mean sea level): 3.167 m/s ( ft/min)

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era


  1. ^ Flying Magazine: 22. September 1991. 
  2. ^ Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force Aircraft Types. Accessed 2010-12-14
  3. ^ S. Korean military plane crash leaves two dead. Accessed 2013-06-21
  4. ^ IO-360ES.pdf

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