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.
Long-range armament effective against armored ground targets
Very high survivability, resistant to critical damage and fire
Low airspeed
Not designed for maneuvering combat
Effective in destroying ground targets in low-level flight
Equipped with a rear gun
Carries rockets and bombs
  • 1,350,000
    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 1200
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
Large range of fire
High chance of critical hit
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 180
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 45
Effective Fire Range , m 1049
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
Large range of fire
High chance of critical hit
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 250
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 45
Effective Fire Range , m 1200
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 440
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 72
Effective Fire Range , m 700
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 120
Effective Fire Range , m 800
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 2100
Damage Radius , m 60
Price:
Purchase price 700
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 1,200
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 550
VII
5500
8xROFS-132

Specifications

Hit Points 950
Weight, kg 6414.0
Firepower 353
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 297
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 18.80
Rate of Roll, °/s 50
Controllability 65
Airspeed 455
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 430
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 430
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 550
Stall Speed, km/h 90
Rate of Climb, m/s 39.60
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 272
Altitude Performance, m 600
Optimum Altitude, m 600