Ilyushin Il-62

The Ilyushin Il-62 (Russian: Илью́шин Ил-62; NATO reporting name: Classic ) is a Soviet narrow-body jetliner conceived in 1960 by Ilyushin. As successor to the popular turboprop Il-18 and with capacity for almost 200 passengers and crew, the Il-62 was the world’s largest jet airliner when first flown in 1963. One of four pioneering long-range designs (the others being the Boeing 707, Douglas DC-8, and the Vickers VC10, it was the first such type to be operated by the Soviet Union and a number of allied nations.

Il - 62 - Empty 66,400kg (146,390lb), operating empty 69,400kg (153,000lb), max takeoff 162,200kg (375,150lb). Il -62M - Operating empty 71,500kg (157,360lb), max takeoff 165,500kg (363,760lb). Wing span 43.20m (141ft 9in), length 53.12m (174ft 4in), height 12.35m (40ft 6in). Wing area 279.6m2 (3009sq ft).

The Il-62 entered Aeroflot civilian service on 15 September 1967 with an inaugural passenger flight from Moscow to Montreal, and remained the standard long-range airliner for the Soviet Union (and later, Russia) for several decades. It was the first Soviet pressurized aircraft with non-circular cross-section fuselage and ergonomic passenger doors, and the first Soviet jet with six-abreast seating (the turboprop Tu-114 shared this arrangement) and international-standard position lights.

Over 30 nations operated the Il-62 with over 80 examples exported and others having been leased by Soviet-sphere and several Western airlines. The Il-62M variant became the longest-serving model in its airliner class (average age of examples in service as of 2016 is over 32 years). Special VIP (salon) and other conversions were also developed and used as head-of-state transport by some 14 countries. However, because it is expensive to operate compared to newer generation airliners, the number in service was greatly reduced after the 2008 Great Recession. The Il-62’s successors include the wide-bodied Il-86 and Il-96, both of which were made in much smaller numbers and neither of which was widely exported.

It looks like you just copied and pasted the wikipedia article, I don’t think that’s allowed

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Where does it say that? I’ve seen multiple others do that

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Its not something that needs to be said. Its expected as copying anyones work is generally frowned upon. Whether its school work, or stuff that is copied from a source as found on the internet no one should be doing this. I understand and see that you included the wikipedia but that still copying things word for word.

So long as feature request doesn’t exist, you may remake this topic using your own words. You may gather words, and thoughts from articles to formulate your own topic, but please don’t copy and paste words from an online source to another. Thanks