Ilyushin

Russia delays Il-114-300 regional turboprop over Il-112V crash

Russian government confirms that the crash of Il-112V transporter will delay the production of the newest Il-114-300 regional turboprop....


Russian Il-112V transport aircraft prototype crashes near Moscow

A prototype of the Ilyushin Il-112V transport aircraft crashed during a test flight near Moscow....


Neither airliner nor Putin’s jet: Il-96-400M to become doomsday plane

The two prototypes of Il-96-400M, the canceled Russian wide-body airliner, are going to become doomsday planes....


Air Force One vs Putin Force One: which is more impressive?

Boeing VC-25, the US presidential transport, is one of the most recognizable aircraft in the world. How does it compare to Russia's presidential airplane?...


New “Putin Force One” successfully performs maiden flight

A modernized and heavily modified Ilyushin Il-96-300 set to become one of the “Putin Force One” aircraft performed its maiden flight on April 9, 2021....


Russia resumes Ilyushin Il-112V testing after 2-year break

After a two years break, the flight test campaign of the Ilyushin Il-112V light tactical transport aircraft resumed....


Il-114-300 Russian regional airliner completes maiden flight

Ilyushin Il-114-300, new regional turboprop airliner currently under development in Russia, successfully landed after its maiden flight....


Russian Doomsday plane robbery: secret codes “may have been stolen”

The radio equipment, stolen from Russian Ilyushin Il-80 airplanes, could have contained emergency communication frequencies....


Il-96-400M: why is Russia developing yet another new wide-body?

There are two wide-body airliners currently under development in Russia: new, sleek Russian-Chinese Craic CR929 and… Ilyushin Il-96-400M, a deep modernization of Soviet-era four-engine beast. Why are Russians digging the old Camber back from the grave?...


Quiz: can you identify these Soviet-built commercial aircraft?

Throughout the 20th century, commercial aviation flourished in the Western hemisphere, as advancements in technology made the world much closer together. But on the other side of the Iron Curtain technology was moving forward as well, as the sheer size of the bloc also had to be reduced somehow....