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Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic) - Soviet Union, 1967

Detailing the development and operational history of the Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic) Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner.

 Entry last updated on 6/16/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ¬©

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

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Ilyushin IL-62M Specifications

Service Year: 1967
Type: Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
National Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer(s): Ilyushin - Soviet Union
Total Production: 292

Structural (Crew, Dimensions, Weights)

Operating Crew (Typical): 5
Overall Length: 174.28 feet (53.12 meters)
Overall Width: 141.73 feet (43.20 meters)
Overall Height: 40.52 feet (12.35 meters)

Weight (Empty): 157,851 lb (71,600 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 363,763 lb (165,000 kg)

Power / Performance (Engine Type, Top Speed)

Engine: 4 x Soloviev D-30KU turbofan engines developing 24,250 lb thrust each.

Maximum Speed: 486 knots (559 mph; 900 kph)
Maximum Range: 5,400 nautical miles (6,214 miles; 10,000 km)
Service Ceiling: 39,370 feet (12,000 meters; 7.46 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,540 feet-per-minute (1,079 m/min)

Armament / Mission Payload


Global Operators (Customers, Users)

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

Model Variants

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.

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