Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
New And Improved Tu-214 Rolls Out: X1.5 Range  
User currently offlineConcentriq From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 368 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 2 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3458 times:

Did quick search, looks like havent been posted yet.


Found many more news articles in russian regarding this, but its probably not useful to most readers here.

In short: same engines (Perm), same size, and x1.5 the range. Looks like there are orders for 15 of them from the RU government. First one ready to go, and is configured to fly entire presidents cabinet (video I saw pointed out that it will have EXACT number of seats as there are cabinet members).


The also mentioned how this is the "bloodline" for the factory in Kazan.

Sorry if it was allready discussed.

Mobilis In Mobili
1 replies: All unread, jump to last
User currently offlineKhobar From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2379 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (7 years 2 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3229 times:

Obviously a problem with translation, but the article says, "Modified Tu-214’s flight range is half as much as basic model’s." So one has to wonder what else was lost in translation. It doesn't give any details of payload - it just says it accomplishes the extra range by virtue of aerodynamic improvements. Hmm..

Good if they've improved the performance this much, if it's accurate.

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Delta's New And Improved International Schedule posted Mon Sep 19 2005 22:54:11 by Evan767
New And Improved BA MAN Routes Unveiled posted Wed Jan 8 2003 11:46:40 by David_itl
New Tu-214 And RRJ Operator! posted Tue Feb 28 2006 05:09:55 by MD90fan
Tupolev For Iran. Also Tu-214 And 334. posted Thu Jan 10 2008 08:15:53 by SIBILLE
New Order For Tu-204 (15) And An-148 (9) posted Mon Sep 3 2007 11:59:15 by SIBILLE
New TU-214 For Transaero posted Wed Apr 25 2007 22:49:36 by Maugie
Reflections: Tu-204, Tu-214, And Tu-234 posted Sun Apr 8 2007 02:46:48 by L.1011
Mas Air Cargo Rolls Out A New 763(ER) Freighter posted Tue Oct 24 2006 18:59:36 by Tomascubero
Delta Rolls Out New UNIFORMS... posted Tue May 16 2006 22:00:55 by B6JFKH81
A380 Rolls Out Today...and Is My Birthday! UAU! posted Tue Jan 18 2005 02:36:32 by Luisinho