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Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic)

Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner

Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic)

Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



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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ORIGIN: Soviet Union
YEAR: 1967
MANUFACTURER(S): Ilyushin - Soviet Union
PRODUCTION: 292
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
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic) model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 5
LENGTH: 174.28 feet (53.12 meters)
WIDTH: 141.73 feet (43.2 meters)
HEIGHT: 40.52 feet (12.35 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 157,851 pounds (71,600 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 363,763 pounds (165,000 kilograms)
ENGINE: 4 x Soloviev D-30KU turbofan engines developing 24,250 lb thrust each.
SPEED (MAX): 559 miles-per-hour (900 kilometers-per-hour; 486 knots)
RANGE: 6,214 miles (10,000 kilometers; 5,400 nautical miles)
CEILING: 39,370 feet (12,000 meters; 7.46 miles)
RATE-OF-CLIMB: 3,540 feet-per-minute (1,079 meters-per-minute)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



Series 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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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 Rating
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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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

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


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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