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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
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Soviet Union
Year: 1967
Type: Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
Manufacturer(s): Ilyushin - Soviet Union
Production: 292
Supported Mission Types
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Airborne Early Warning
Electronic Warfare
Aerial Tanker
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Special Forces
Crew: 5
Length: 174.28 ft (53.12 m)
Width: 141.73 ft (43.20 m)
Height: 40.52 ft (12.35 m)
Empty Weight: 157,851 lb (71,600 kg)
MTOW: 363,763 lb (165,000 kg)

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

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 559 mph (900 kph; 486 kts)
Maximum Range: 6,214 mi (10,000 km; 5,400 nm)
Service Ceiling: 39,370 ft (12,000 m; 7.46 mi)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,540 ft/min (1,079 m/min)


Operators List
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

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.