Ilyushin Il-103

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Il-103
Il-103.jpg
Role Training aircraft
National origin Soviet Union / Russia
Manufacturer Ilyushin
Designer Genrikh Novozhilov
First flight 17 May 1994
Status In service
Primary user Republic of Korea Air Force
Number built 66
Unit cost
USD 156,500[citation needed]

The Ilyushin Il-103 is a single-engine, low-wing training aircraft developed by the Ilyushin Design Bureau starting in 1990 in the Soviet Union. 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, where it is known as the T-103.

Users[edit]

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

 Laos
 South Korea
 Peru
  • Peruvian Army: six delivered / one crash w/fire damaged beyond repair. No-injuries (Officers at Ejercito Del Peru - Peruvian Army)

Specifications (Il-103)[edit]

Data from [4][5][6] Type Certificate no A45SE FAA received in December 1998, Type certificate No. 89-103 THE AR IAC received in February 1996. Type certificate No. A45SE FAA received in December 1998

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, stick controls
  • Capacity: three places in back, total seating=five
  • 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)

Performance

  • 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

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Flying Magazine: 22. September 1991.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force Aircraft Types. Aeroflight.co.uk Accessed 2010-12-14
  3. ^ S. Korean military plane crash leaves two dead. Chinapost.com Accessed 2013-06-21
  4. ^ http://tcmlink.com/visitors/enginespecsheets.cfm
  5. ^ Taylor 1996, p. 423
  6. ^ Jane's All The World's Aircraft 2004-2005, p. 392
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