Ilyushin Il-62

  • CountryRussia
  • TypeMedium to long range medium capacity airliner
  • PowerplantsIl-62 - Four 103.0kN (23,150lb) Kuznetsov NK84 turbofans. Il-62M - Four 107.9kN (24,250lb) Soloviev D30KU turbofans.
  • PerformanceIl-62 - Cruising speed 820 to 900km/h (440kt to 485kt). Range with max payload and reserves 6700km (3610nm), range with 10 tonne (22,045lb) payload 9200km (4965nm). Il-62M - Speeds same. Range with max payload 7800km (4210nm), range with 10 tonne (22,045lb) payload 10,000km (5400nm).
  • WeightsIl-62 - Empty 66,400kg (146,390lb), operating empty 69,400kg (153,000lb), max takeoff 162,200kg (375,150lb). Il-62M - Operating empty 71,500kg (157,360lb), max takeoff 165,500kg (363,760lb).
  • DimentionsWing span 43.20m (141ft 9in), length 53.12m (174ft 4in), height 12.35m (40ft 6in). Wing area 279.6m2 (3009sq ft).
  • CapacityFlightcrew of five comprising two pilots, flight engineer, navigator and radio operator. Max seating for 174 in Il-62M, 186 in Il-62 and 195 in Il-62MK at six abreast in two cabins. Alternative configurations include 114 at five abreast, or 85 first class passengers.
  • ProductionOver 250 of all models built, of which over 75 were exported. Low rate production of Il-62M believed to have ceased during 1994. Over 120 remain in service.

The four engined Il-62 was the Soviet Union's first long go jetliner intended for intercontinental flights, for example, Moscow to New York tireless.

The model Il-62 was initially divulged in September 1962. Because of the inaccessibility of the picked Kuznetsov turbofans this air ship made the sort's first flight controlled by four 75.0kn (16,750lb) Lyulka Al7 turbojets. Other configuration gimmicks of this new stream incorporated a wing breadth of 35â°, three area ailerons, twofold opened trailing edge folds, two upper surface spoilers and altered hanging heading edge expansion on the external two thirds of the wings to battle restricted control at low speed, a normal for Ttail flying machine. The four motors are back mounted either side of the fuselage in sets. Just the external two motors are fitted with push reversers.

The Il-62 did not enter traveler income administration until March 1967, with its first long run intercontinental administration occurring in September 1967 when a case flew from Moscow to Montreal.

The enhanced Il-62m showed up at the 1971 Paris Airshow and presented more sparing Soloviev D30ku turbofans, expanded fuel limit and adjusted automated payload holds equipped for lodging compartments. The Il-62m entered administration in 1974.

The Il-62mk was reported in 1978. It emphasizes an expanded max takeoff weight of 167,000kg (368,170lb) which permits a most extreme of 195 travelers to be conveyed.

Low rate creation of the Il-62 stopped in 1994, despite the fact that the sort remains an imperative piece of numerous previous Soviet aerial shuttles' armadas, including Aeroflot Russian International Airline.

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