MIAMI – Today in Aviation, The Russian built long-haul, wide-body, quad-jet the Ilyushin ll-96 took its first flight in 1988. The aircraft was subsequently certified in 1992 before entering service with Aeroflot (SU) in July 1993. The aircraft is a shortened version of the Soviet Union’s first wide-bodied airliner the ll-86. It has various advanced […]
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