Ilyushin Il-62M

The Ilyushin Il-62M is a Soviet long-range narrow-body jetliner, desgined as successor to the popular turboprop Il-18 and with capacity for almost 200 passengers and crew, the Il-62 was the world’s largest jet airliner when first flown in 1963. It was one of four pioneering long-range design, together with the Boeing 707, Douglas DC-8 and Vickers VC-10. The Il-62M is the improved version, powered by four Soloviev D-30KU turbofan engines, accommodation for a crew of five and 174 passengers, equipped with containerised baggage and freight system, modified wing spoilers and a revised flight deck, plus increased fuel capacity.

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