COMMERCIAL DELIVERY OF IL-78 AIRCRAFTRefueling process is monitoredby operator, occupying gunner's position of the Il-76. His workplace isequipped with optical rear view system, in addition to radio-technical andlight signal equipment. Once connected, refueled aircraft can receive upto 57720kg of fuel from the wing tanks (85720kg from both wing andfuselage tanks) at rate 900 to 2200l/min. While early production Il-78 hadremovable fuselage tanks and could be used as a military transport, laterimproved version Il-78M can not be converted to transport.
|Maximum Takeoff Weight||190000kg||210000kg|
|Maximum Landing Weight||151500kg||151500kg|
|Cruising Speed||750 to 800km/h||1|
|Speed during refueling||400 to 600km/h||1|
|Operational, full load||2500km||1|
|Refueling altitude||2000 to 9000m||1|
|Cabin size LxWxH||20.0X3.41X3.46m3+||n/a|