Ilyushin IL-14M 1953-1959 Year 1/72 Scale Plastic Model Kit Amodel 72304
Era : 1946-1959
Scale : 1/72
Material : Plastic
Series: Legendary Aircrafts
Recommended Age Range: 12 Years & Up
IL-14M - Upgraded passenger car. The front part of the fuselage was lengthened by 1 meter, the internal reconfiguration of the equipment was carried out. At the same time, it was possible to accommodate more passengers: at first 24, and then 28 and 36.
IL-14 (according to NATO codification: Crate - “Box” or “Container”) is a Soviet short-haul aircraft of the 3rd class. Developed in the late 1940s to replace the obsolete Li-2 aircraft, as a further development of the technical solutions implemented in the Il-12 aircraft. The last Soviet passenger liner with piston engines.
Regular passenger transportation on Il-14P aircraft began on November 30, 1954. In 1955, during the visits of the Soviet government delegation to India, Burma and Afghanistan, ten Il-14P aircraft flew a total of 22,500 km. Il-14P in the mid-1950s became the main main aircraft of Aeroflot. Aircraft Il-14P (18 passenger seats) and Il-14M (24 seats) until the early 1960s were the main types of Soviet passenger aircraft on the main domestic and international airlines. After the introduction of the An-24 and Il-14 turboprop passenger aircraft on the USSR airlines, they began to be used on local airlines. Passenger capacity on the Il-14P gradually increased from 24 to 32 seats, Il-14M - from 28 to 36 seats.