Airplanes Planes Used By Russian Air Force

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List of planes used by Russian Air Force. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Russian Air Force aircrafts. Russian Air Force uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Russian Air Force use?" and "what plane am I flying on Russian Air Force?" List includes photos of the Russian Air Force planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Russian Air Force flies. The list you're viewing is made up of different items like Kamov Ka-60 and Sukhoi Su-24. (30 items)
Antonov An-124 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Russian Air Force
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Antonov An-124

The Antonov An-124 Ruslan is a strategic airlift jet aircraft. It was designed by the Antonov design bureau in the Ukrainian SSR, then part of the Soviet Union. The An-124 is the world's highest aircraft gross weight production cargo airplane and second heaviest operating cargo aircraft, behind the one-off Antonov An-225. During development it was known as Izdeliye 400 in house, and An-40 in the West. First flown in 1982, civil certification was issued on 30 December 1992. In July 2013, 26 An-124s were in commercial service with 10 on order. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Transport aircraft

Manufacturer: Antonov

Introduced: Jan 01 1986

Length (m): 68.96

Wingspan (m): 73.28

Beriev A-50 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Planes Used By Russian Air Force
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The Beriev A-50 is a Soviet-built Airborne early warning and control aircraft based on the Ilyushin Il-76 transport. Developed to replace the Tupolev Tu-126 "Moss", the A-50 first flew in 1978. It entered service in 1984, with about 40 produced by 1992. ...more on Wikipedia


Manufacturer: Beriev

Introduced: Jan 01 1984

Length (m): 49.59

Wingspan (m): 50.44

Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1978

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The Ilyushin Il-18 is a large turboprop airliner that first flew in 1957 and became one of the best known and durable Soviet aircraft of its era. The Il-18 was one of the world's principal airliners for several decades and was widely exported. Due to the aircraft's airframe durability, many examples achieved over 45,000 flight hours and the type remains operational in both military and civilian capacities. The Il-18's successor was the long range Il-62 jet airliner. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Airliner

Manufacturer: Ilyushin

Length (m): 37.39

Wingspan (m): 37.9

Maiden Flight: Jul 04 1957

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Ilyushin Il-76 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Russian Air Force
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Ilyushin Il-76

The Ilyushin Il-76 is a multi-purpose four-engine strategic airlifter designed by the Ilyushin design bureau. It was first planned as a commercial freighter in 1967, as a replacement for the Antonov An-12. It was designed for delivering heavy machinery to remote, poorly served areas of the USSR. Military versions of the Il-76 have seen widespread use in Europe, Asia and Africa, including use as an airborne refueling tanker or as a command center. The Il-76 has seen extensive service as a commercial freighter for ramp-delivered cargo, especially for outsized or heavy items unable to be otherwise carried. It has also been used as emergency response transport for civilian evacuations as well as ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Strategic airlifter

Manufacturer: Ilyushin

Introduced: Jun 01 1974

Length (m): 46.59

Wingspan (m): 50.5

Maiden Flight: Mar 25 1971