Specifications for the
Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
Tactical Strike Medium Bomber
Focus Model: Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Ilyushin - Soviet Union
Initial Year of Service: 1949
Length: 57.91ft (17.65m)
Width: 70.37ft (21.45m)
Height: 21.98ft (6.70m)
Weight (Empty): 26,213lbs (11,890kg)
Weight (MTOW): 46,738lbs (21,200kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Klimov VK-1 turbojet engines delivering 5,852lbs of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 560mph (902kmh; 487kts)
Maximum Range: 1,355miles (2,180km)
Service Ceiling: 40,354ft (12,300m; 7.6miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/min)
2 x 23mm Nudelman NR-23 cannons under nose
2 x 23mm Nudelman NR-23 cannons in tail turret
2 x Torpedoes
Ordnance loads up to 6,614lbs.
IL-28 - Base Bomber Version; crew of three.
Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Bulgaria; China; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; East Germany; Egypt; Finland; Hungary; Indonesia; Iraq; Nigeria; North Korea; North Vietnam; Poland; Romania; Somalia; South Yemen; Soviet Union; Syria; Vietnam