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Ilyushin Il-2.
Category. Statistic.
First flight on. 1941.
Retired on. 1954 (Yugoslavia and Bulgaria).
Major contractor(s). . Ilyushin Design Bureau.
Dose it use nukes or cruse missiles. No.
Fight ceiling. 5,500 m (18,045 ft).
Top speed. 414 km/h (257 mph).
Range. 720 km (450 mi).
Crew. Two, a pilot and rear gunner.
Nationality(s). USSR.
Class. Ground attack aircraft.
Rate of climb. 10.4 m/s (2,050 ft/min).
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Il2 sturmovik

A Soviet Air Force Il-2M.

Il-2-Krumovo, Bulgaria-September 2006

Il-2M at the National Aviation Museum in Krumovo, Bulgaria.

  • A restored Il-2 is housed at Sør-Varanger museum in Norway, others are in Eastern European ex-users like Poland and several are in museums across the former USSR.
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