Tupolev Tu-204 & Tu-214
The Tupolev Tu-204 is a medium extent narrowbody twinjet and was the first Russian aerial shuttle to fly with western motors.
Tupolev started improvement of the Tu-204 to meet an Aeroflot prerequisite for a substitution for the medium extent Tu-154 trijet. This all new twin emphasized a supercritical wing, while motor originator Soloviev (now Aviadvigatel) particularly created the PS-90 turbofan. Other Tu-204 configuration peculiarities incorporate fly-by-wire and a six screen EFIS flightdeck. First and foremost flight was on January 2, 1989.
The Tu-204 is offered in various models. The base model is the Tu-204, while the Tu-204-100 and -200 have higher max takeoff weights, more fuel and more noteworthy reach. The Tu-204c and Tu-204-100c are vessels fitted with a forward fundamental deck cargo entryway. The Tu-214, Tu-214c combi convertible model, and Tu-214c tanker are produced in Kazan.
Tupolev was quick to create a westernized advancement of the Tu-204 to increase the sort's business sector advance, bringing about the Rollsroyce Rb211-535 fueled Tu-204-120, which first flew on August 14, 1992. Everything except the initial five gimmick Honeywell's VIA 2000 EFIS flying suite.
Moves Royce fueled variations incorporate the Tu-204-120c tanker, expanded weight -220 and equal payload -220c, and the -222 with Collins aeronautics. Air Cairo of Egypt turned into the dispatch administrator when it took conveyance of a Tu-204-120 and -120c in November 1998.
Tupolev additionally created two improvements of the abbreviated 166-seater Tu-204-300, a Rb211-535e4 fueled model and a 158kn (35,580lb) Ps90p controlled model (otherwise called the Tu-234). The Tu-204-300 model (changed over from the Tu-204 model) was openly shown at the 1995 Moscow Airshow.
Other proposed improvements incorporate a Pratt & Whitney Pw2240 fueled model, a business plane and a sea watch stage.
Pictures of Tupolev Tu-204 & Tu-214