Ilyushin Il-103

  • CountryRussia
  • TypeTwo and five seat light aircraft
  • PowerplantsOne 157kW (210hp) Teledyne Continental IO360ES2B fuel injected flat six piston engine driving a two blade variable pitch Hartzell propeller.
  • PerformanceMax speed 220km/h (143kt), cruising speed 180km/h (97kt). Initial rate of climb 623ft/min. Max range with pilot, 270kg (595lb) payload and reserves 800km (432nm).
  • WeightsEmpty 900kg (1984lb), max takeoff (utility) 1285kg (2832lb).
  • DimentionsWing span 10.56m (34ft 8in), length 8.00m (26ft 3in), height 3.13m (10ft 4in). Wing area 14.7m2 (158.4sq ft).
  • CapacitySeating for four or five, with rear bench seat for either two or three.
  • ProductionRussian certification was granted in early 1996, with first deliveries to Russian customers shortly after. Western certification and sales are planned. Approximately 15 were flying by late 1998. Unit price approx $US156,000.

The Il-103 is one of the Russian aeronautic trade's first endeavors at outlining and building a light flying machine for both eastern and western confirmation.

The Il-103 was initially considered because of a Russian necessity for 500 military and common essential mentors. Project go-ahead for this new tourer and coach was given in 1990. Initially flight was initially gotten ready for the second a large portion of 1993, in spite of the fact that this was deferred until May 17 1994.

The Il-103 is one of the first all new four seat cylinder motor light flying machine to be created in the 1990s. Streamlined for western markets, it is controlled by a six barrel Teledyne Continental Io360, while western aeronautics gear is accessible alternatively. Ilyushin is showcasing tourer and mentor adaptations which vary just in seating limit, the coach situates two, the tourer four or five.

Ilyushin has now gotten both Russian and US FAA FAR Part 23 certificate. Russian Ap23 certificate was granted in February 1996, with first conveyances to nearby clients occurring later that year, while US accreditation was honored in December 1998.

The Il-103 is, no doubt created in three fundamental models. The essential Il-103 is planned for the Russian market. The Il-103-10 is the fare variant with updated flight, while the Il-103-11 is for fare yet with part of the way redesigned flying contrasted with the Russian gauge fit.

Ilyushin is taking a gander at certificating the Il-103 with a 1460kg (3218lb) max takeoff weight and an advancement with a 194kw (260hp) class Teledyne Continental or Textron Lycoming.

The Il-103 is one of a little number of guaranteeing Russian plans that looks fit for practically attaining deals achievement in western markets and subsequently winning highly required outside money.

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