RD-45, VK-1, by V.Ya.Klimov

20k photo of RD-45
courtesy of Sergey Andreev
50k and 44k photos, taken by Sergey Andreev at TsIAD hangar.
Special regards to Mr. Zrelov (TsIAD director). Images were made with Epson PhotoPC500 camera, Monday 10.11.98.

R.R.Nene (licensed production) initiated whole line of modifications. The first experimental RD-45 was delivered to the NII VVS on May 10, 1948 and was installed on the I-310 S-2. Aircraft was flown on May 27, 1948.


RD-45F 1948? turbojet 2270kg

I-320
R-1

Il-28

La-168

La-176

La-200 '200'

MiG-15

'R' Beriev
Tu-12

Tu-14
Tu-81
Tu-77
Su-15

Yak-50
VK-1 1948? turbojet 2700kg

I-320
R-2

Il-28

La-168

La-176

La-200
'200'

MiG-15

R-1 Beriev
Tu-12
Tu-14
Tu-81
Tu-77
VK-1A 1952? turbojet 3100kg

La-200B
VK-1F 1954? a.b. turbojet 3380kg

I-320
R-2

MiG-17F

MiG-17PF

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