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Ilyushin Il-78 (Midas)
Official Designation Il-78
NATO Code Name Midas
U.S. Counterpart Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker (1965)
Primary Role Aerial tanker
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)
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)
Service Ceiling 34,400 feet (10,500m)
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Takeoff Weight 374,785 pounds (170,000kg)
Basic Crew Unknown
Date Deployed Unknown
Total in Service Unknown
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