Here is somes news for the Tu-204.
Source Avia PortRu.
TU-204-120SE must obtain a certificate of airworthiness for European standards in July
Moscow. July 7. AviaPort - Completion of certification cargo aircraft Tu-204-120 CE, equipped with Rolls-Royce aircraft engines and parts, avionics western production, expected in July 2008, reported "AviaPortu" Representative Tupolev.
"Proceeding from the state of affairs for certification Tu-204-120 CE, obtaining the certificate of airworthiness really in July this year," - he said.
According to the specialist, today virtually completed certification tests - no technical issues. "Despite the constant delays certification deadlines, identifying all the new testing requirements and multiple formal and bureaucratic hurdles, the plane successfully withstood the tests and everything is ready for operation on the west aviarynke, where, of course, will find its niche," - interlocutor Agency reported.
He noted that the delay in certification of aircraft linked to heavy EASA certification center works on A380, a small number of staff the center EASA and some internal organizational causes of this service.
OAO representative recalled that certification Tu-204-120SE implemented over the last seven years.
Vladivostok Avia should receive 5th and 6th Tu-204-300 this month.
Red Wing should receive a new Tu-204-100 this month also.