Name Explanation Examples
I Fighter
Istrebitel
I-16, I-63
IAD Fighter Aircraft Division, Istrebitelnyj AviaDivizia
IAP Fighter Aircraft Regiment, Istrebitelnyj AviaPolk
IAPO, IAPA, Irkutskoe AviaPromyshlennoe Ob'edinenie
Irkutsk Aircraft Production Association
see IAPO page
ICBM InterContinental Ballistic Missile
Il Initials of Ilyushin Design Bureau; Il-2, Il-28, Il-76
IL Istrebitel, - Liberty or, Fighter with "Liberty" engine; IL-3
Il-KU Family of tail gun installation, used on Ilyushin Aircraft Ilyushin - Kormovaja Ustanovka Il-22 page
IP Cannon armed Fighter, Istrebitel Pushechnij IP-1, IP-4;
IS Folding Fighter, Istrebitel Skladnoj IS-1, IS-2, IS-4;
IS Joseph Stalin (or Fighter by Silvansky), Iosif Stalin (or Istrebitel Silvanskogo) IS
ITP Heavy Cannon armed Fighter, Istrebitel Tiajolij Pushechnij ITP
IVF Institute for the Air Fleet, Institute Vozdushnogo Flota mentioned on K.A.Kalinin page;
I-Z Help ! IZ