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Photo of 76413 Ilyushin IL-76MD by Ruben Galindo

Photo of 76413 Ilyushin by Ruben Galindo

Armenian Air Force IL-76 by Armynia.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Armenian Air Force IL-76 by Armynia.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

The Il-76 (NATO designation Candid) was the first Soviet four-jet heavy transport. Its production commenced in 1974. Together with the An-12 it formed the backbone of the Soviet Airlift Command throughout the Cold War. It was used to fly strategic military cargos into front-line air bases in the most extreme operational conditions. This aircraft is still in service with a number of countries.

The Ilyushin Candid is a landmark Soviet-era design. Russia's first four-jet heavy transport, it was conceived and used to fly strategic military cargos into front-line air bases in the most extreme operational conditions.

aviationblogs: “Ilyushin Il-76 on the ice in Antarctica ”

aviationblogs: “Ilyushin Il-76 on the ice in Antarctica ”

1996 ♦ November 12 – Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision: Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 763, a Boeing 747, collides in mid-air with Air Kazakhstan Flight 1907, an Ilyushin Il-76, near Charkhi Dadri, India. All 312 on board the Boeing 747 and all 37 on board the Ilyushin Il-76 are killed. It is the deadliest mid-air collision in aviation history.

1996 ♦ November 12 – Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision: Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 763, a Boeing 747, collides in mid-air with Air Kazakhstan Flight 1907, an Ilyushin Il-76, near Charkhi Dadri, India. All 312 on board the Boeing 747 and all 37 on board the Ilyushin Il-76 are killed. It is the deadliest mid-air collision in aviation history.

Ilyushin Il-76TD - Aviacon Zitotrans | Aviation Photo #2093384 | Airliners.net

Ilyushin Il-76TD - Aviacon Zitotrans | Aviation Photo #2093384 | Airliners.net

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USAF and IAF airmen work inside the cockpit of an IAF Ilyushin

Birthday aircraft. March 25 1971. First flight of Ilyushin Il-76.  #Ilyushin #илюшин #ил-76 #il76 #posterjetavia #artprints #aviation #ussr   www.aviaposter.com

March 25 1971 — First flight of Ilyushin

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