Aviation Photo #2342317 Ilyushin Il-78M - Russia - Air Force

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    Konstantin Tyurpeko - RuSpotters Team
    Russia - Air Force
    Ilyushin Il-78M
    Ilyushin Il-76/78/82
    Ilyushin Il-76/78/82
    Ilyushin
    1003403119
    RF-94277
    52 blue
    In Flight
    Russia
    2013
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Photo Added: November 06, 2013

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Anonymous
3 years ago
Beautiful plane!
Does anyone know what the pod to the left of engine #1 is for?
Anonymous
3 years ago
Il-78 is a tanker, and the pod is an outboard fueling unit. Basically, just a pump and a barrel with a hose coiled around.
Anonymous
3 years ago
It's a refuelling pod.
Anonymous
3 years ago
It is a tanker...
Anonymous
3 years ago
Refueling pod. See image 1841322

Alex T
Anonymous
3 years ago
It's a tanker, refueling pods on the wingtips and on the stub wing near the tail!

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