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Any other pic of Air India's Il-62?
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here you go, Sumantra ......new (unseen) one of 86512, this time at Paris Orly.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

747-237 wrote:
Here you go, Sumantra ......new (unseen) one of 86512, this time at Paris Orly.



Cool.

Did AI actually use the leased IL-62 regularly on India-Paris operations or was this just a one-off?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Did AI actually use the leased IL-62 regularly on India-Paris operations or was this just a one-off?


Nope, this was perhaps a one-off thing. The only flights on the IL-62 were to & from Moscow.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Sumantra - here is an Air India ad for the IL ......unfortunately the 76, not the 62.
The 76 itself is a gem of a find: trust you to get such a lovely ad, literally out of thin air!
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

747-237 wrote:
Here you go, Sumantra ......new (unseen) one of 86512, this time at Paris Orly.
My God...an amazing find, 747-237! I? really wonder how you can simply unearth these beauties at the drop of a hat. And one at Orly that too: on a possible rare substitution from SVO.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sumantra, here you go .......



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Sumantra, here you go .......
Oh my God...this is as rare as rare can be! The thrust reversers...and which airport is this? At first glance, this looks like Terminal-F at SVO. Amazing find, with a great angle! Thank you for sharing this with us.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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747-237 wrote:
Sumantra, here you go .......
Oh my God...this is as rare as rare can be! The thrust reversers...and which airport is this? At first glance, this looks like Terminal-F at SVO. Amazing find, with a great angle! Thank you for sharing this with us.
Cheers, Sumantra.


Yes, I think you might be right on the airport & terminal, my friend.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Yes, I think you might be right on the airport & terminal, my friend.
What gets me not-so-sure is the Mercury minivan (a bit incongruous for the Soviet Union, even though we are talking about the Glasnost era). If this is indeed SVO Temrinal-F, this is almost the exact spot from where the highly popular SU 234 SVO-DEL A332 service sets out from. These are the far gates to the right, with the boundary wall a bit jagged and non-uniform here.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sumantra - Air India timetable March 1988, showing IL62M & IL76 ops.



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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Sumantra - Air India timetable March 1988, showing IL62M & IL76 ops.
Whoa...this is a lovely find. Please keep the good work up!
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