Heavy cargo aircraft IL-96-400T, owned airline "flight", arrived at the airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The aircraft was heading from Houston — Anchorage — Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. In the regional center of the IL-96-400T brought 41 tons of cargo — oil and gas equipment for Sakhalin offshore projects. After unloading the ship went to Krasnoyarsk.
Il-96-400T is built on the Voronezh aircraft factory, it acquired Voronezh Airlines "Flight", the world's only operating this type of aircraft.
The specifics of the company — oversize multi-ton shipments worldwide. The airline has three sides of the aircraft, "Vyacheslav Salikov", "Valery Menitsky" and "Stanislav Bliznyuk." In Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk flew all three IL-96-400T.
Cargo version of the IL-96-400T is the latest modification of the family of passenger IL-96-300 with a stretched fuselage. The aircraft is equipped with new engines, the most advanced flight control and navigation system made in Russia, allowing the aircraft to operate without restrictions over the world.
IL-96-400T can carry up to 92 tons of cargo on routes of medium and long-haul. The aircraft was certified in accordance with the Russian airworthiness requirements, harmonized with the standards of the European Union and the United States.