“Tupolev’ PSC will participate in the largest Airshow to be held from 31 October to 5 November, 2006 in Zhuhai (CPR). Long-standing relations are between Tupolev Design Bureau and Chinese People’s Republic which has operated “TU” airplanes successfully for a long period. To maintain this tradition now “Tupolev” is ready to offer new generation airliners to Chinese Operators. At present at Ulianovsk aircraft plant five TU-204-120CE airplanes are being manufactured the first off which will be delivered to Customer in the shortest time. Paying special attention to Chinese market “Tupolev” PSC will demonstrate its aircraft in Zhuhai as full y as possible. TU-204-300, TU-204C and TU-334-100. The entire TU-204/214 family, TU-334 short-range aircraft and other Tupolev products will be demonstrated.
TU-204-300 a/c to be presented at the Airshow – is a mid-long-range passenger aircraft designed to carry passengers, luggage and cargo for mid- and long flight ranges. High comfort level of the cabin allows the passengers to withstand easily the long flights. The high comfort level is due to advanced cabin design, low noise level, entertainment systems which offer the passenger to see video-films or to get information on main flight parameters.
TU-204-300 a/c is capable to operate from B and C airfields; the geography of its operation being significantly extended.
TU-204-300 aircraft are successfully operated by “Vladivostok Avia” Airlines which informed that even at passenger load factor 0.7 the aircraft is profitable on short, middle and long routes. Operating time of “Vladivostok Avia” TU-204-300 a/c fleet characterizes high level reliability and after-sale service. Thus in July, 2006 TU-204-300 a/c average operating time made more than 315 flight hours.
TU-204C is a mid-range cargo aircraft is based on TU-204-100 passenger aircraft. TU-204-C is designed to carry cargo of 30 000 kg in international class containers for the ranges up to 2400 km or cargo of 13800 kg for the range of 6800 km. TU-204C a/c is provided with cargo door at LH side; passenger cabin is replaced by main cargo deck provided with loading/unloading ANCRA System (USA). Cargo compartment area is equal to 164,4 m2. Under the main cargo deck tere are two baggage-cargo holds. The forward cargo hold area is equal to 14,7 m2, the aft one – 28,3 m2. TU-204C aircraft are used to carry cargo both within Russian Federation andd abroad.
TU-334-100 is a short-range passenger aircraft designed to carry up to 102 passengers for the range up to 3150 km. The cabin volume is not less and noise level is lower than that of foreign analogs will increase the comfort level of the TU-204-300 a/c passengers. The aircraft was certified to AP-25 Aviation Rules being in force in Russia which are similar to JAR-25 European Aviation Requirements.
Active negotiations are going to be held on promotion of new Tupolev airplanes to Asian market and the most advanced Tupolev aircraft and equipment will be demonstrated – this will allow the potential customers to familiarize closely with the advanced Russian airliners.
We invite all visitors to attend our stand No. 1A3/1, Pavilion 1.