I-305, FL by A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich

ersion of the MiG-9 with single 1350kg A.M.Lyulka TR-1A engine.
One was built in Fall 1946. It was not flown because engines systematically failed during bench tests, and designers were under strong pressure of getting the standard twin-engined MiG-9 into full-scale production.
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR" by V.B.Shavrov, Vol.1 p.341-342;
  • "OKB MiG - a history of the design bureau and its aircraft" by Piotr Butowski and Jay Miller, pp58-59;
  • I-305, Mikoyan-Gurevich
  • Technical data
    Type I-305/FL
    Function Fighter, Experimental
    Year 1947
    Crew 1
    Engines 1*1500kg TR-1A
    Length 9.816m
    Wingspan 10.0m
    Wing area 18.2m2
    Empty weight 3055kg
    Loaded weight 4570kg
    Wing load 251kg/m2
    Power load 3.05kg/kgf
    Speed at 0m 898km/h (expected)
    Speed at 5000m 885km/h (expected)
    Landing Speed 155km/h (expected)
    Turn time 25.9 sec (expected)
    Range 1050km (expected)
    Ceiling 13400m (expected)
    5000m 4.86 min (expected)
    10000m 13.24 min (expected)
    Guns 1*g37mm NS-37
    2*g23mm NS-23
    Created October 23, 1997
    Modified November 4, 1998
    by Alexandre Savine;
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