The dream is to keep her flying!
She is the last one of this kind that can fly.
She was build in Dresden, Germany in 1959. An Iljushin 14P, passenger version, with a long history of service throughout the former east block countries. Her nickname is "Soviet Union" or just "Ilya" for the ones that fear the association with the old Soviet empire will be bad.
First select your language here to go on; don't forget to visit the gallery for fotos or Links for further sources on this magnificient airplane:
If you don't know what IL-14 is, the please have a quick look at the wikipedia page for IL-14. I hope to make this web site the ultimate source for information about the IL-14 airplane in the future. I have acquired some documentation already, but will need more.
Below you will find my blog in german - I am happy for any comments or suggestions to move on with this website.
I will try to keep this website in German and English, but I will also offer google translate for other languages. Just select your target language in this menu: (maybe not supported on some mobile devices)