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Originally posted by jetsetter
Dimensions of Ilyushin IL-76:
Wing Span 165ft 8in
Length 152ft 10.25 in
Height 48ft 5in
Payload 110,230 lb
Dimensions of C-5:
Wing Span 222ft 8.5in
Length 247ft 10in
Height 65ft 1.5in
Payload 261,000 lb
Ok which is bigger again? By the looks if it the C-5
Originally posted by JohnA
Canada, among others, uses it for military transport.
It's a zero-gravtiy vomit comet for space training too.
India has set up a missile defence system manufactured
in Israel on its IL-76s.
It's in use everyday around the world but limitations had
been set up around noisy engines. The noise factor is not
a consideration in civil defence. These engines are no
noisier than those of the 33 tankers the US Forest Circus