Questions came to mind. How similiar is this Il-96-300 to the Airbus A340 line? I tried searching the web and could not find a website for Ilyuschin aircraft Also, are there any other airlines that utilize this aircraft other than SU ?
Also, what aircraft are in the SU fleet?
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There's a russian link. I'll translate some of the specifications, if you're more intrested in any specials let me know. Though not a native speaker of russian, I'll do my best, and maybe some native speaker would join.
wing span 57,66
space of wing (not sure about the right word) 350m^2
fuselage diameter 6,08
(measures in metres)
engine TPDD, PS-90A
maximum thrust (again dunno the term and even measures) 4 Ñ… 16000
travelling speed 850-870 km/h
range with maximum passenger load 9000 km
required rwy lenght for take-off 3150 m
dtto for landing 2100 m
flight crew 3
one class config 300 pax
two class config 262 pax
three class config 235 pax
useful for 20 yrs.
number of flights 12000
number of flight hours 60000