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Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic)

Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
DATA
Overview



Operated by many, the Ilyushin Il-62 product has seen its fair share of incidents and accidents over a lengthy flying career.




Specifications

YEAR: 1967
MANUFACTURER(S): Ilyushin - Soviet Union
PRODUCTION: 292
CREW: 5
LENGTH: 174.28 ft (53.12 m)
WIDTH: 141.73 ft (43.2 m)
HEIGHT: 40.52 ft (12.35 m)
EMPTY WEIGHT: 157,851 lb (71,600 kg)
MTOW: 363,763 lb (165,000 kg)
POWER: 4 x Soloviev D-30KU turbofan engines developing 24,250 lb thrust each.
SPEED: 559 mph (900 kph; 486 kts)
CEILING: 39,370 feet (12,000 m; 7.46 miles)
RANGE: 6,214 miles (10,000 km; 5,400 nm)
RATE-OF-CLIMB: 3,540 ft/min (1,079 m/min)
OPERATORS: Angola; Cambodia; Central African Republic; China; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; East Germany; Egypt; France; Gambia; Georgia; Guyana; Hungary; Iran; Japan; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Libya; Mozambique; Netherlands; North Korea; Poland; Romania; Russia; Turkey; Ukraine; Uzbekistan; Soviet Union; Sudan; Vietnam; Zaire
Armament



None.
Variants / Models



• IL-62 "Classic" - Base series designation; initial production model; fitted with Kuznetsov NK-8 turbofan engines; seating for 186.
• IL-62M - Modernized variant; fitted with Soloviev D-30KU turbofan engines; seating for 174.
• IL-62MK - Medium-haul variant; D-30KU engines; seating for 195.








Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed
Hi: 750mph
Lo: 375mph
This entry's maximum listed speed (559mph).

Graph average of 562.5 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the Ilyushin IL-62M's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era
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Useful in showcasing the era cross-over of particular aircraft/aerospace designs.
Unit Production (292)
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
292
292

  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


Altitude Visualization
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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue
Commitments / Honors
Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for pioneering aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
Military lapel ribbon representing modern aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur War
Military lapel ribbon for experimental x-plane aircraft
* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.




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