Aviation Photo #0945012 Ilyushin Il-62M - LOT - Polish Airlines / Polskie Linie Lotnicze

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"Gen Wladyslaw E. Sikorski". Lima Oscar 5003 heavy is seen over the numbers landing runway 25L from ORD & WAW with her clamshell thrust reversers deployed as speedbrakes. Before LOT 767's came to LAX, their IL-62M's would appear usually landing runway 25L, and departing off runway 24L. Delivery date was March 17, 1981. Other serials - UR-86133 with Air Ukraine - delivered in January 1992, and also UN-86506 with Kokshetau Airlines. Note the UPS DC-8-71(F) freighter on ICC ramp & I-105 bridge not completed.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    LOT - Polish Airlines / Polskie Linie Lotnicze
    Ilyushin Il-62M
    Ilyushin Il-62
    Ilyushin Il-62
    Los Angeles - International
    August 1990
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9 years ago
This is a very nice picture. A Soviet "Classic" landing at LAX. Rare, but nice.

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