OKB Ilyushin: A History of the Design Bureau and its Aircraft

3 avg rating
( 1 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781857801873: OKB Ilyushin: A History of the Design Bureau and its Aircraft
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Established in 1934, the Ilyushin design bureau is one of the best-known Soviet/Russian aircraft design companies. Over the years, the Ilyushin OKB has developed aircraft for widely varying roles. Its first aircraft to achieve production status, the DB-3 bomber, entered service in 1936. The IL-2 (Shturmovik) armored attack aircraft brought Ilyushin well-earned fame; this aircraft fought with considerable success during World War II. The OKB's involvement with combat aircraft continued with the experimental IL-22 four-jet counterpart of the English Electric Canberra. However, it was those years that marked the OKB's transition to transport aircraft from the twin-engined IL-12 of 1945 developed as a 'DC-3 replacement', followed by many successful aircraft, including the four-turboprop IL-18 airliner (1957), the four-turbofan long-half IL-62 (1961), the IL-76 military/civil freighter (1971) and the first Soviet wide-body airliner, the IL-86 of 1976. The company has also moved into general aviation with the IL-103 four-seater.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Yefim Gordon is one of Russia’s leading aviation writers and publishers.  He is the author of many books on Soviet aviation and currently lives in Moscow.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Gordon, Yefim
Published by Midland Publishing Ltd. (2005)
ISBN 10: 1857801873 ISBN 13: 9781857801873
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Midland Publishing Ltd., 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111857801873

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 92.40
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Yefim Gordon
Published by Midland Publishing Ltd. (2005)
ISBN 10: 1857801873 ISBN 13: 9781857801873
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Midland Publishing Ltd., 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1857801873

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 114.52
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Yefim Gordon
ISBN 10: 1857801873 ISBN 13: 9781857801873
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-1857801873

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 124.72
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds