The Ilyushin Il-476 is a transport aircraft. It is a modernized version of the Ilyushin Il-76. In 2009, they began production works and plan to carry out its first flight in 2012. They plan to launch mass production of the aircraft in Ulyanovsk (initially, they planned for mass production to begin in 2011). Russian Ministry of Defense is going to purchase several dozens of the Ilyushin Il-476 versions by 2020. Besides, they are going to design a new aircraft A-100 ‘Premier’ on the Ilyushin Il-476 chassis.
Rolling out the first Ilyushin Il-476 from a department of ‘Aviastar’ aircraft factory, Ulyanovsk, December, 15th, 2011.
Its construction is similar to that of the Ilyushin Il-76. It has new wings and chassis.
An assembly jig for the Ilyushin Il-476 in Ulyanovsk.