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Il-28 Beagle light bomber

Country of Origin: Russia


The Il-28 Beagle is a twin-engine light bomber, the first to be mass-produced by the former Soviet Union. It was the counterpart to the British Canberra. It was also adapted as a maritime strike and as a trainer aircraft. The Soviet-built versions have been withdrawn from service, though a few others may be usable.

The Beagle has a shoulder-mounted wing well aft on the fuselage. The leading edge has no taper with a relatively deep root chord being created by a tapered trailing...

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