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The Il-78 with NATO codename "Midas" is a tanker aircraft, made on the basics of the Il-76 and developed by the Russian company Ilyushin. It was developed to enlarge the range of Soviet aircraft. Only a few aircraft are still in Russian service. The Il-78 has 3 probe and drogue type points to refuel other aircraft.
Three IL-78's aircraft are in service with the Indian air force since 2002.

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Last updated: August 7, 2010