Civil aviation profile prints. Available prints options: Design / Dark Theme / Plain background; Size Panorama (914×305 mm / 36"×12"); Size Standard (610×305 mm / 24"×12").
Ilyushin Il-14 Aeroflot
Registration: СССР-Л1624 Type: Il-14P Engines: 2 × ASh 82T Serial Number: 08-47 First flight: 1956
Aeroflot – Soviet Airlines was the flag carrier of the Soviet Union and is one of the oldest airlines in the world, tracing its history back to 1923. During the Soviet era, Aeroflot was the only the Soviet national airline and the largest airline in the world. The Il-14 was developed as a replacement for the widespread Douglas DC-3 and its Soviet built version, the Lisunov Li-2. The Il-14 was intended for use in both military and civil applications. October 1, 1950, the crew under the command of Vladimir Kokkinaki made the first flight on the Il-14P.