Fire Protection Systems in the Ilyushin Il-28: The Only Jet Bomber in the Czechoslovak and Czech History

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  • Ondřej Zavila Vysoká škola báňská – TU Ostrava Fakulta bezpečnostního inženýrství (FBI) Katedra požární ochrany (030) Lumírova 13/630 700 30 Ostrava – Výškovice

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Czechoslovak People's Army, carbon dioxide, fire, jet bomber, inert gas system

Abstract

The article is focused on fire protection systems in the now historic Ilyushin Il-28, the only aircraft in the history of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic designed solely as a bomber and equipped with jet engines. The article presents statistics of air accident of this type of aircraft and their causes, emergency procedures for on-board fires and a description of the fire-fighting and inert gas systems. Due to difficulties in accessing the now scarce resources of historical information of technical nature on the subject, the contents of the following paragraphs can be considered unique.

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25-01-2016

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Zavila, O. (2016). Fire Protection Systems in the Ilyushin Il-28: The Only Jet Bomber in the Czechoslovak and Czech History. Advances in Military Technology, 10(2), 71–79. Retrieved from https://aimt.cz/index.php/aimt/article/view/1078

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