Technical data
Type I-221, 2A
Function Fighter
Year 1943
Crew 1
Engines 1*1400/1550hp AM-39 with 2*TK-2B
Length 9.55m
Wingspan 13.0m
Wing area 22.44m2
Empty weight 3179kg
Loaded weight 3888kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 170
Power load (kg/hp) 2.45
Speed at 0m 600km/h
Speed at 7000m689km/h
Range 1000km
Ceiling 14500 m(calc)
Climb to 5000m4.6min
Armament
Guns 4*20mm ShVAK

I-221, '2A' A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich

This aircraft of the I-220 family was powered by new AM-39A engine, combined with pair of TK-2B superchargers. Powerplant performed well, at altitudes above 13000m. Aircraft was equipped with pressure cockpit.

First flown on December 2, 1943 by pilot P.A.Zhuravlev. Factory tests were not completed due to crash.


Predecessor I-220, A
Development I-222, 3A


References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.236-237;


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