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Il-62 Classic

Country of Origin: Russia


The Il-62 Classic is used primarily as a long-range civil airliner, but has been adapted for military use in two countries as a VIP transport aircraft. It resembles the British VC10 airliner, but has more powerful engines and a higher max takeoff weight.

The Il-62's low wing has a 32.5 degree sweep at the quarter-chord and an increased-chord "sawtooth" on the outer two-thirds of the leading edge. The trailing edge has a short center section that meets the fuselage at right angles,...

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