The IL-96 wide-body airplane a product of "Ilyushin Aviation Complex" is designed to carry passengers, luggage and cargoes at long-haul routes.
It was designed by Russian aircraft designer Sergey V Ilyushin, the aircraft is manufactured by Voronezh Aircraft Production Association.
IL-96 is currently produced in two variant IL-96-300 Passenger Variant and IL-96-400T Cargo variant.
IL-96-300 Passenger Aircraft
The IL-96-300 can accommodate between 235 and 436 passengers depending on the configuration. The aircraft features a new type of wing layout and the fuselage of the aircraft is approximately 4m shorter than its predecessor, the Il-86 aircraft.
The aircraft implements the newest engineering solution in aerodynamic configuration, assemblies and systems which ensures a very high level of airplane safety and operational economy during its operation.
Key Feature of IL-96-300
- The Ilyushin Il-96-300 wings are supercritical and equipped with winglets , this allows the aircraft to maintain a very high subsonic cruise speed close to speed of sound i.e Mach 0.8
- The aircraft incorporates a triplex fly-by-wire control system , flight management system (FMS), an inertial and satellite navigation system ( GPS/GLONASS ) and collision air avoidance system (CAS) containing mode S transponders.
- The cockpit consists of Six Colour LCD Display and all information concerning onboard systems operation , piloting and Navigation are provided through these display.
- IL-96-300 control is computer-aided and it is supported by the electrical-hydraulic system with a back up artificial mechanical channel which provides high level of redundancy.
- The aircraft is designed to meet international ecological requirements and is compliant with ICAO standards ( App.16, Ch.3 )
- Due to its reliability and implementation of "on condition" maintenance its operating cost is lower within its class.
- It is powered by four highly reliable and proven PS-90A Turbofan Engine.
- The airplane has been designed with modern passenger amenities and comfort , passenger salons with their soft diffused illumination, the modern finishing, comfortable passenger seats, video and audio entertainment system and various auxiliary devices and equipment are provided.
IL-96-300 Cockpit View
IL-96-300 cockpit crew consist of Pilot,Co-Pilot ,Flight Engineer
IL-96-300 Passenger Cabin View
IL-96-300 is available in three class passenger version , single class version – 300 ,two classes version – 263, three classes version – 237 passenger with range of 11,500 Km.
IL-96M/400 with a higher capacity is available in three class , single class version – 436 , two classes version – 386 ,three classes version – 315 with range upto 10,000 Km.
IL-96-300 Landing ,Cockpit View
IL-96M Demonstrating its Flying Skills
IL-96-300 Passenger View
IL-96-300 : http://www.ilyushin.org/