Technical data
Type TsKB-30
Function Bomber Prototype
Year 1936
Crew 3
Engines 2*760hp M-85/ Gnome-Rhône 14Krsd
Length 14.22m
Wingspan 21.44m
Wing area 65.6m2
Empty weight 4200kg
Loaded weight 6250kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 95
Power load (kg/hp) 4.1
Speed (0m) 335km/h
Speed (3250m) 409km/h
Speed (landing) 105km/h
Bombs 1000kg (external)
Guns 3*7.62 ShKAS

TsKB-30, S.V.Ilyushin

All-metal development of the TsKB-26. It was armed three-seat aircraft. Its construction was an extreme development of wielded tube frames. Wielding quality was monitored by X-Ray facilities, had very high quality - but required a lot of 'hand crafting'.

Became an origin of the DB-3 series.

The prototype (after all tests were completed and series production started) was designated 'Moscow'. Following non-stop flight records were set with this aircraft:

Modified April 14, 1996 Back to
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