Ilyushin will start deliveries to Aeroflot of the cargo variant of its Il-96, the Il-96T, re-engine with Pratt & Whitney PW2337 turbofans, in the second half of 1996. The first five re-engine Il-96s will be the cargo variant, with the first production-standard passenger variant, the Il-96M, to be completed by the end of 1997.


Source: Flight International