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Ilyushin Il-76 (Candid)
Official Designation Il-76M
NATO Code Name Candid-B
U.S. Counterpart Lockheed C-141A Starlifter (1964)
Primary Role Strategic airlift
National Origin Uzbekistan
Manufacturer Ilyushin Design Bureau
Wingspan 165 feet, 8 inches (50.50m)
Length 152 feet, 10 inches (46.59m)
Height at Tail 48 feet, 5 inches (14.76m)
Cargo Hold Length: 80 feet, 4 inches (24.5m);
Width: 11 feet (3.35m);
Height: 11 feet, 4 inches (3.44m)
Armament Two 23mm NR-23 guns in tail turret
Engines Four Soloviev D-30KP turbofans
Thrust 26,455 pounds (117.7kN) per engine
Cruise Speed 482 mph (775km/h)
Max Speed 528 mph (850km/h)
Range (w/ max payload) 2,795 miles (4,500km)
Range (w/ max fuel) 4,163 miles (6,700km)
Service Ceiling 34,400 feet (10,500m)
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Payload 88,185 pounds (40,000kg)
Max Takeoff Weight 374,785 pounds (170,000kg)
Basic Crew Six
Date Deployed 1976
Total in Service Unknown
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