Aviation Photo #2126624
Ilyushin Il-78M - Russia - Air Force
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Each meter of this 3200m.-long runway was important for this fully loaded IL-78. Getting all possible power from the D-30 engines the plane hardly takes off in order to spend several hours in the air while the fighters and frontline bombers will have training refuelings with this tanker. And whether is it necessary to add that it was loud as hell...
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