ABOUT THE PLANE
Tu-204 is a family of modern medium-/long-range narrow-body twin-engine aircraft with fuel efficiency and high comfort level. Tu-204 aircraft and PS-90A engines are certified by IAC AR and in full compliance with the International requirements for environmental noise, hazardous atmospheric emission and Eurocontrol.
In 1996-1997, regular operations of the aircraft were started.
Tu-204 is a baseline aircraft of the family that includes airplanes with the enhanced operational and performance specifications. There are Tu-204-100 and Tu-204-100В passenger aircraft; Tu-204С and Tu-204СЕ cargo aircraft; Tu-204-300 and Tu-204-300А long-range aircraft; Tu-204-120, Tu-204-120С, Tu-204-100СЕ aircraft with Rolls Royce engines, etc.
In 2008, Tu-204-120СЕ (Tu-204-120 cargo modification with modernized equipment and English crew cockpit) was one of the first Russian-manufactured aircraft to complete the certification in accordance with the European standards and gain the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) type certificate.
Tu-204 aircraft competitiveness, high performance capabilities and operational efficiency are due to:
- State-of-the-art aerodynamic configuration;
- High lift-drag coefficient;
- Advanced design of the airframe, equipment systems;
- State-of-the-art aircraft navigation system;
- Modern fuel-saving engines.
Tu-204-100С new generation cargo aircraft, which is based on Tu-204-100 modern passenger aircraft, is equipped with advanced PS-90A fuel-saving engines and designed to transport cargos up to 30 tons in International class containers for up to 3 900 km air paths or cargos of 15 tons for a distance up to 7 200 km.