Specifications for the
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
Focus Model: Ilyushin IL-76D (Candid)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Ilyushin; Tashkent Aviation Production Association - Soviet Union / Uzbekistan
Initial Year of Service: 1975
Production Total: 960
Crew: 5 to 10
Length: 152.85 ft (46.59 m)
Width: 165.68 ft (50.50 m)
Height: 48.43ft (14.76 m)
Weight (Empty): 202,825 lb (92,000 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 418,878 lb (190,000 kg)
Powerplant: 4 x Soloviev D-30KP turbofan engines developing 26,500 lb of thrust each.
Maximum Speed: 559 mph (900 kmh; 486 kts)
Maximum Range: 2,734 miles (4,400 km)
Service Ceiling: 42,651 ft (13,000 m; 8.1 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
2 x 23mm twin barrel GSh-23L cannons in tail.
OPTIONAL (some models):
500kg of bombs along four underwing hardpoints.
Izdeliye-176 - Prototype for the IL-76PP production model.
Izdeliye-576 - Prototype
Izdeliye-676 - Prototype
Izdeliye-776 - Prototype
Izdeliye-976SKIP / Beriev Be-976 - Missile and Fighter Tracking Variant.
Izdeliye-1176 - ELectronic INTelligence (ELINT) platform.
IL-76-Tu160 - Single Example constructed for T-160 modification program.
IL-76D - Paratrooper Transport
IL-76K - Zero-G Trainer Variant; used for the Russian space program.
IL-76MDK - Initial cosmonaut Zero-G trainer conversion.
IL-76LL - Powerplant Testbed for Gromov Flight Research Institute.
IL-76M (Candid-B) - Militarized Transport
IL-76MD (Candid-B) - Improved Militarized Transport.
IL-76MD (Candid-B) (Skal'pel-MT) - Airborne Hospital.
IL-76M (Candid-B) - Sans Military Equipment
IL-76MD (Candid-B) - Sans Military Equipment
IL-76MD-90 (Candid-B) - Based on the IL-76MD; fitted with quieter Aviadvigatel PS-90 series engines.
IL-76MF (Candid-B) - "Stretched" IL-76 with elongated fuselage; PS-90 series powerplants; not in quantitative production; transport variant.
IL-76MF-90A - Developmental modernized short-take off variant of the IL-76MF; fitted with PS-90A-76 engines; undergoing assessment trials as of 2013.
IL-76PP - Electronic CounterMeasures (ECM) Platform.
IL-76MD PS - Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) Platform.
IL-76T - Military platform in civilian guise.
IL-76TD - Military platform in civilian guise.
IL-78 - Aerial Refueling Tanker
IL-78M - Improved Aerial Refueling Tanker
IL-82 - Airborne Command Post Platform
IL-76TD-90 - Fitted with Perm PS-90 engines
IL-76MD-90 - Fitted with Perm PS-90 engines
IL-76MDP - Firefighting Platform
IL-76PSD - Search and Rescue Platform based on the IL-76MF.
IL-96 - Proposed Passenger/Cargo transport.
IL-150 - Proposed Beriev A-50 fitted with Perm PS-90 engines.
IL-76MGA - Commercial Cargo Hauler
IL-76MD - Commercial Variant; sans military equipment.
IL-76TD - Commercial Variant; sans military equipment.
IL-76P - Firefighting Platform
IL-76TP - Firefighting Platform
IL-76TDP - Firefighting Platform
IL-76MDP - Firefighting Platform
IL-76T (Candid-A) - Civilian Cargo Hauler
IL-76TD (Candid-A) - Civilian IL-76MD
IL-76TD-90VD (Candid-A) - Based on the IL-76TD; fitted with Aviadvigatel PS-90 series engines; updated cockpit.
IL-76TD-S (Candid-A) - Civilian Airborne Hospital
IL-76TF (Candid-A) - Civilian Transport; elongated fuselage; fitted with Aviadvigatel PS-90 series engines; based on the IL-76MF; never produced.
IL-76 "Phalcon" - AWACS variant in use by the Indian Air Force; fitted with Aviadvigatel PS-90 engines.
IL-76MD - Iraqi Aerial Refueling Tanker
Beriev A-50 - Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
Beriev A-50U - Improved AEW Platform
Beriev A-50M - Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
Beriev A-50I - Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
Beriev A-50E - Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
Beriev A-60 - Weapons Testbed
KJ-2000 - AWACS variant in use by the Chinese Air Force; fitted with AESA radar.
Baghdad-1 - Failed Iraqi Conversion Model; radar fitted in cargo hold area; fitted with Thomson-CSF radar.
Baghdad-2 - Iraqi Conversion Model; fitted with Thomson-CSF Tiger G surveillance radar.
Adnan-1 - AEW&C rotodome; large strakes; three total converions with one destroyed on the ground in Gulf War.
Algeria; Angola; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Burkina Faso; Central African Republic; Cambodia; China; Congo-Brazzaville; Cuba; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Hungary; India; Iran; Iraq; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Laos; Latvia; Libya; Mali; Moldova; North Korea; Sao Tome and Principe; Serbia; Sierra Leone; Soviet Union; Sudan; Syria; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; Uzbekistan; Yemen; Zimbabwe; United States