Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight

Date 2.4.2019

Light military transport aircraft IL-112V made its first flight from the aerodrome of the aircraft building enterprise PJSC “VASO” on 31. March 2019.

The first prototype of the IL-112V, built under a contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, lifted into the air on March 30. The crew was commanded by Nikolai Kuimov – the chief pilot of PJSC “IL”, Hero of Russia. The IL-112V was accompanied by an IL-114LL laboratory aircraft in the air.

 

The flight was in normal mode. It was preceded by a cycle of airfield operations, during which all systems were tested, rolling out, including a partial separation from the ground, was performed on the airfield, and a conclusion on the readiness of the aircraft for the flight tests was obtained.

On the ground, the test pilots were met by Yuri Borisov, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government, the heads of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, PJSC “UAC”, PJSC “IL”, PJSC “VASO”.

 

In the future, the Il-112V can replace not only the An-26, which it exceeds twice in transport efficiency, but will also compete with the best world transport aircraft of the same class.

Il-112V

  • PERFORMANCE

General Data

Light military transport aircraft Il-112V is designed for transporting and parachuting of light weaponry and equipment, cargoes and military personnel, as well as for transporting a wide variety of cargoes when operated in commercial service.

It is capable of auto landing approaches to categorized aerodromes (minimum requirement being ICAO category II) and manual landing approaches to aerodromes poorly equipped with, or having no radio technical equipment.

Main technical characteristics

Dimensional characteristics
Length, m 24,15
Height, m 8,89
Wingspan, m 27,6
Wing area, sq. m. 65
Fuselage midsection, m 3,29
Power plant parameters
Number x engine type 2 x turbo-propeller engine
Engine ТV7-117CT
Maximum shaft power (МСА, H=0), kgf. 3 500
Weight parameters
Maximum takeoff weight, tons 21
Maximum payload, tons 5
Fuel tank capacity, l 7 200
Aircraft performance
Cruising speed, km/h 450-500
Flight altitude, m to 7 600
Flight range with payload of 3,5 tons, km 2 400
Required runway length, m 1 200
Text: http://www.ilyushin.org
Photo credit: http://www.ilyushin.org

 

 

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