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Upcoming TU 204 Flight  
User currently offlineLuzezito From Spain, joined May 2001, 270 posts, RR: 0
Posted (14 years 5 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 1456 times:

[the following has also been posted in the trip report forum]

I ten days I should be flying from Moscow to Malaga (Spain) on board a TU 204. It will be the first time and I am really excited.

I don't know how many of those newest Russian a/c are around, perhaps fewer than concordes. I hope it will be a change from the classic TU 154.

Are there any particulars that you would like me to check for you?

Has anyone already flown them?

Quoniam Vita Brevis Est, Propera!
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User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 5 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 1443 times:

Cool. Remember to take your camera! See if you can take a couple of pictures in the cabin and cockpit.

My recollection of Tupolevs were of a lot of rattles and shakes, at least on the ground. I'd like to hear if they've tightened things up a bit.



User currently offlineAviatsiya From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1397 times:

Here is a photo of the Tu-204 cockpit as used in Sibir Airlines service.

Can probably get photos of their cabins, and other bits and pieces if interested.


User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 31
Reply 3, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1390 times:

Take some safety cards, they fetch a bunch of $$$ at eBay. Ask the crew before taking them (I have to say that, otherwise I´d incite you to commit a theft Big grin).

Daniel Smile

User currently offlineOO-AOG From Switzerland, joined Dec 2000, 1426 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1387 times:

I flew on RA-64021, you will enjoy it for sure!


Falcon....like a limo but with wings
User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 13
Reply 5, posted (14 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1381 times:

I saw three Tu204s in Moscow my last time there. They sure do look good. The panel looks like a copy of the Airbus panel or maybe the other way around  Smile
Have fun! Tell us what it is like in depth

Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
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