Yakovlev Yak-42

three-engined mid-range airliner

Yakovlev Yak-42 (Russian: Яковлев Як-42; NATO reporting name: Clobber) is civilian aircraft designed and built in the USSR by Yakovlev. It was built between 1980 and 2003. It looks like the Boeing 727. It is a triple-turbojet airliner that can carry at least up to 120 passengers.

Yakovlev Yak-42
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Yakovlev Yak-42 from Ukraine.
Role Airliner
National origin USSR.
Manufacturer Yakovlev
First flight 1975
Introduction 1980
Status Active
Primary user Aeroflot
Number built 178


It was mainly used by the Soviets and civilian companies in countries of the Warsaw Pact. Some Yak-42 were used in Africa and Asia. Russia and Ukraine had got some military aircrafts of this model.