Iljuschin / Ilyushin Il-38

Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Iljuschin / Ilyushin Il-38 © Teemu Tuuri ? FAP
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The Ilyushin Il-38 is a four-engine long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft developed by the Soviet design bureau Ilyushin OKB. The Il-38 was operated by the former Soviet Navy and is still in operation with the Russian Navy and the Indian Navy.
The Il-38 is a variant of the Ilyushin Il-18 airliner.
Propulsion4 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelIvchenko AI-20M
Engine Power (each)3169 kW4250 shp
Speed724 km/h391 kts
  450 mph
Service Ceiling10.000 m32.808 ft
Range9.501 km5.130 NM
5.904 mi.
Empty Weight34.500 kg76.059 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight63.500 kg139.993 lbs
Wing Span37,42 m122 ft 9 in
Wing Area140,0 m²1507 ft²
Length39,57 m129 ft 10 in
Height10,16 m33 ft 4 in
First Flight28. Sep. 1961
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 100
Developed fromIljuschin / Ilyushin Il-18
NATO CodeMay
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