Iranian Aircraft Manufacturing Industry (IAMI/HESA) Tupolev Tu-154M Armita
Tehran - Mehrabad International (THR / OIII) Iran, August 2012
(cn 88A795) 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.