Ilyushin IL-8 Attack Aircraft VII tier 1
Pilot
1
Rear Gunner

A drastic modification of the IL-2 attack aircraft, it had much heavier armor to increase durability. Bomb capacity was also increased.

Large-caliber long-range weapons
Very high durability
Powerful strike weapons
Powerful rear gun
Low airspeed
Very low maneuverability
  • 2,410,000
    Price
  • 53,400
    Research price

Configuration Ilyushin IL-8

Engine
VII
0
Engine AM-38F
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 880.0
Power 1720
VII
AM-38F
VIII
22900
Engine AM-42
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 996.0
Power 2000
Price:
Research price 22,900
Purchase price 145,200
VIII
22900
AM-42
Airframe
VI
0
Airframe IL-2-AM42
Specifications:
Weight , kg 5262.0
Hit Points 950
Compatibility: Ilyushin IL-8
VI
IL-2-AM42
VII
17500
Airframe IL-2M-AM42
Specifications:
Weight , kg 5456.0
Hit Points 1150
Price:
Research price 17,500
Purchase price 108,500
Compatibility: Ilyushin IL-8
VII
17500
IL-2M-AM42
Wing-mounted weapon
VI
0
Autocannon 23 mm VYa-23 (W)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 110
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 390
Effective Fire Range , m 740
VI
2x23 mm VYa-23 (W)
VIII
20400
Autocannon 37 mm NS-37 (W)
High single-shot damage
High chance of critical hit
Large range of fire
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 180
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 45
Effective Fire Range , m 880
Price:
Research price 20,400
Purchase price 41,690
VIII
20400
2x37 mm NS-37 (W)
VIII
21500
Autocannon 45 mm NS-45 (O)
High single-shot damage
High chance of critical hit
Large range of fire
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 250
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 45
Effective Fire Range , m 1040
Price:
Research price 21,500
Purchase price 66,300
Compatibility: Ilyushin IL-8
VIII
21500
2x45 mm NS-45 (O)
Wing-mounted weapon
IV
0
Machine gun 7.62 mm ShKAS (1941) (W)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
High rate of fire
Specifications:
Damage per Second 34
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 1500
Effective Fire Range , m 400
IV
2x7.62 mm ShKAS (1941) (W)
Rear gun
VI
0
Rear gun 12.7 mm UBT
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Specifications:
Damage per Second 79
Effective Fire Range , m 600
Field of Fire , ° 40
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -10
Compatibility: Ilyushin IL-8
VI
12.7 mm UBT
VII
17400
Rear gun 20 mm B-20
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Specifications:
Damage per Second 118
Effective Fire Range , m 650
Field of Fire , ° 40
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -10
Price:
Research price 17,400
Purchase price 150,000
Compatibility: Ilyushin IL-8
VII
17400
20 mm B-20
Outboard weapon
No weapons
IV
0
Bombs FAB-100
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 2150
Damage Radius , m 60
Price:
Purchase price 350
IV
6xFAB-100
V
2050
Bombs FAB-250
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
Specifications:
Damage 4400
Damage Radius , m 75
Price:
Research price 2,050
Purchase price 600
V
2050
2xFAB-250
Outboard weapon
No weapons
VII
5500
Rockets ROFS-132
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 1200
Damage Radius , m 45
Price:
Research price 5,500
Purchase price 275
VII
5500
8xROFS-132

Specifications

Hit Points 950
Weight , kg 6414.0
Firepower 257
23 mm VYa-23 (W) 2
37 mm NS-37 (W) 2
45 mm NS-45 (O) 2
7.62 mm ShKAS (1941) (W) 2
Rear gun 12.7 mm UBT 1
Rear gun 20 mm B-20 1
FAB-100 6
FAB-250 2
ROFS-132 8
Maneuverability 149
Average Time to Turn 360 deg , s 41.30
Rate of Roll , °/s 60
Controllability 74
Airspeed 377
Top Speed at Sea Level , km/h 426
Top Speed at Best Altitude , km/h 430
Maximum Dive Speed , km/h 550
Stall Speed , km/h 90
Rate of Climb , m/s 12.20
Optimum Airspeed , km/h 234
Altitude Performance , m 450
Optimum Altitude , m 450
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