Ikarus Type 212 * Retired *
One Type 212 delivered in 1949. Used by ? unit for the ? role. Withdrawn from use in 1958.
Ikarus Type 214-D * Retired *
Twenty-one Type 214-D delivered from 1957. Twin-engined crew trainer or light transport. First prototype (214) had fixed landing gear and in-line engines. It crashed fatally on it's first flight 7 August 1949. Second prototype also with in-line engines, but enlarged tail surfaces, flew 1951. Subsequently fitted with Pratt & Whitney radial engines and flown in 1955. Ordered into production July 1955. Production aircraft (214D) had radial engines and were delivered 1957-1960.
Second prototype converted to 214F photo-reconnaissance role flew 10 October 1957. One production aircraft converted to 214PP anti-submarine role, but found to be unsuitable. An improved anti-submarine version, the 214AM2, first flew 14 June 1962. A version designated 214AS was possibly the crew trainer. While the 214P was another version. The Type 214 was used by the 97th Aviation Regt.
In 1967, the type was withdrawn from service and six of them given to the Aeronautical Union of Yugoslavia (VSJ - Vazduhoplovni Savez Jugoslavije) for use as transports and for parachuting. They were registered: YU-ABN (Ljubljana), YU-ABO (Vršac), YU-ABP (Skopje), YU-ABR (Sarajevo), YU-ABS (Zagreb) and YU-ABT (Novi Sad). In the following year YU-ABO and YU-ABP switched their home bases. The type was finally retired in the mid-1970s.
|61001||Aug 1949||214, 1st prototype, w/o 7 Aug 1949 at Batajnica with VOC|
|61002||1951||2nd prototype, converted to 214F, withdrawn after accident 1959|
|61004||6 May 1960||214PP prototype|
|61015||?||214 AM2 prototype|
|61019||19||?||214P, YU-ABP, preserved MJV museum Belgrade Mar 2001|
Ikarus Type 215 * Retired *
One Type 215 delivered in 1949. Used by ? unit for the ? role. Withdrawn in 1957.
Ikarus Type 451 * Retired *
The designation Type 451 covered five different research aircraft. The original Type 451 was a streamlined prone-pilot experimental aircraft with two piston engines. The Type S-451 M was a jet-powered version of the airframe with a conventional cockpit (first flight 25 Oct 1952). The J-451MM was a single-seat close support development with tricycle landing gear. The S-451MM Matica was a two-seat tandem basic trainer and the T-451MM Strsljen II was a single-seat advanced trainer. The last example was withdrawn from use in 1957.
|1952||Type 451, retired 1952, preserved MJV museum Belgrade|
|Oct 1952||Type S-451M Zolja, preserved MJV museum Belgrade|
|20001||1957?||Type S-451MM Matica, preserved MJV museum Belgrade|
|21002||?||Type J-451MM Strsljen I, preserved MJV museum Belgrade|
|?||Type T-451MM Strsljen II|
Ikarus Type 452-2 * Retired *
Two Type 452-2 (or 452M) aircraft were built. It was a single-seat twin-boom experimental jet research aircraft. The first prototype flew in 1953. It was withdrawn from use in 19??.
Ikarus Type 453 * Retired *
One Type 453 (or P-453-MW) aircraft was built. It was a single-seat experimental jet research aircraft with a W-shaped wing. It first flew in 1953. It was withdrawn from use in 19??.
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