Ilyushin

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....


Russian turboprop Il-114-300 set for maiden flight in September

New Russian regional turboprop Ilyushin Il-114-300 will take to the skies for the first time in September 2020, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) CEO Yuri Slyusar announced....