Free 186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Get 2,000+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Ilyushin Il-102 ground attack aircraft - GIF

  1. #1
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    Altair's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    11,936
    Thanks
    1,362
    Thanked 29,790 Times in 9,904 Posts

    Ilyushin Il-102 ground attack aircraft - GIF

    Ilyushin Il-102 experimental jet-powered ground attack aircraft developed by the Soviets in the 1980s.




    Previously:

    Attack aircraft store separation failure - GIF
    F-104 Starfighter nuclear bomb toss bombing technique - GIF
    MAI Sh-Tandem ground attack aircraft - photos
    Northrop YA-9 ground attack aircraft - photos and video
    Boeing YC-14 - photos and video

    186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Altair For This Useful Post:

    Resident114 (Sep 4, 2021), rlm98253 (Aug 30, 2021)

  3. #2
    mlochala's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    503
    Thanks
    70
    Thanked 145 Times in 103 Posts

    mlochala's Tools
    Was this their answer to the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II?

    2000 Tool Plans

  4. #3
    Supporting Member JoeVanGeaux's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Location
    Magnolia, TX
    Posts
    168
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked 58 Times in 44 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by mlochala View Post
    Was this their answer to the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II?
    That was my immediate thought when I saw this! They did appear to have put just a small bit of effort into making it different... but not enough to hide the obvious source of their inspiration.

  5. #4

    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Posts
    158
    Thanks
    100
    Thanked 28 Times in 22 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by JoeVanGeaux View Post
    That was my immediate thought when I saw this! They did appear to have put just a small bit of effort into making it different... but not enough to hide the obvious source of their inspiration.
    Well...To some extent at least, form follows function.

    So it's not surprising that aircraft made for a specific purpose look similar, but...

    But it does seem that most of the soviet military aircraft, do resemble the US planes they are based off of.

    Mig29-F18 etc.

  6. #5
    Supporting Member mwmkravchenko's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2017
    Location
    Perth Ontario Canada
    Posts
    1,012
    Thanks
    5,096
    Thanked 377 Times in 266 Posts
    https://jalopnik.com/meet-the-ilyush...omb-1601030964

    It never saw production.

    Su-25 is the competition that is actually in use.

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to mwmkravchenko For This Useful Post:

    bruce.desertrat (Sep 3, 2021)

  8. #6
    Supporting Member bruce.desertrat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2017
    Posts
    787
    Thanks
    559
    Thanked 668 Times in 357 Posts

    bruce.desertrat's Tools
    Quote Originally Posted by Moldyjim View Post

    But it does seem that most of the soviet military aircraft, do resemble the US planes they are based off of.
    The TU-4 Ilyushin Il-102 ground attack aircraft - GIF-tu4.jpg



    186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •