Aviation Photo #2150303: Tupolev Tu-154M Armita - Iranian Aircraft Manufacturing Industry (IAMI/HESA)


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  • Taha Ashoori - Iranian Spotters
    Iranian Aircraft Manufacturing Industry (IAMI/HESA)
    Tupolev Tu-154M Armita
    Tupolev Tu-154/155
    Tupolev Tu-154/155
    Tupolev
    88A795
    Tehran - Mehrabad International
    Iran
    August 2012
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#2150303
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August 22, 2012
Caption
For the first time in Iranian aviation history, IAMI (Iranian Aircraft Manufacturing Industry) has converted one of retired Iran Air Tours Tu-154Ms into a testbed aircraft. You can also see front section of a RF-5A has attached to the vertical stablizer of the airplane, they did this job to provide some real condition to test Iranian made ejection seats in near future. IAMI has also planned to equip the airplane with a mounted pylon under its fuselage to carry Iranian future UAVs in their real condition aerodynamic tests.
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Comments (9)

Anonymous
4 years ago
Thanks Taha, It's a very rare object to hunt! you did it very well. Thanks a million for sharing it here with us. Great job my friend :-)
-Shahram
Anonymous
4 years ago
Wooo,again my love in sky!!!!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Crazy Iranians, but this is one cool modification. I think Boeing or Airbus should do the same thing and sell this kind of a seat and make people feel like they are flying the plane. This would be like super business class seat.
Anonymous
4 years ago
An American structure mounted on a Russian one !! interesting !!!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Quite cryptical, it took me a while to catch the whole figure. nice capture!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Very nice
Anonymous
3 years ago
Best seat in the house on that tail for any pilot! Very unique that one.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Rare ! Thanks !


Iman
Anonymous
3 years ago
Wow!