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Ilyushin Il-96



The Ilyushin IL-96 features supercritical wings fitted with winglets, a glass cockpit, and a fly-by-wire control system. It was first flown in December 1988 and certificated in 1992. The IL-96-300 aircraft equipped with modern Russian made avionics which includes six multifunctional color-LCD displays, electro remote management system, inertial navigation system, collision air avoidance system (including mode “S”) and satellite navigation equipment, VHF communication with grid of 8,33/25 kHz frequencies, and equipment permitting executes flights in RVSM conditions. It allows operating the airplane with two crew members. The avionics correspond to modern requirements on international routes in Europe and North America (RNP-1) and allows to navigate and land under ICAO CAT IIIA conditions. The Il-96 came in three main variants: the IL-96-300, IL-96M/T and IL-96-400.

The IL-96M is basically an IL96-300 with a 30 ft fuselage plug and PW engines.

The Il-96T freighter first flew in mid-1993 and the initial production unit rolled out in May 1997, fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines and Rockwell-Collins avionics. This aircraft was used for FAA certification, granted on 2 June 1999. The –96T is a freight version, with a similar –96M passenger version.




Engines: 4 x Pratt & Whitney PW2337 turbofan.
Maxt ake-off weight: 270000 kg / 595251 lb
Wingspan: 64.7 m / 212 ft 3 in
Length: 60.11 m / 197 ft 3 in
Height: 17.5 m
Max range: 11480 km / 7134 miles
Range: (30t load) 6200nm.

Engines: 4 x Pratt & Whitney PW2337 turbofan.


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