Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) has signed an agreement with Ilyushin Aviation Complex to modernize the Ilyushin Il-96. The new version, Il-96-400M, will be a development of the Il-96-300, UAC said in a statement Feb. 10. The aircraft fuselage will be extended by 9.65 m and will be equipped with PS-90A1 engines, a modernized version of the PS-90A that is used to power the Il-96-300. The long-haul widebody will be able to carry 390 passengers. The prototype, which will be ...

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