Kazan, November 28. The Kazan Aviation Production Association named after S.P. Gorbunov has handed over the second Tupolev Tu-214 medium haul twin jet to Transaero.
The airline customer has taken delivery of the new aircraft in frame of the contract signed between Transaero and Finance Leasing (FLC), a member in the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC).
The airline accepted its first Tu-214 on 23 April 2007. Three more aircraft of the type are scheduled for delivery in the 2009-2010 timeframe.
The Tu-214 is powered by two Perm Motor Complex PS-90A turbofan engines. It has a maximum takeoff weight of 110.75 tons, and cruise speed of 830-850 km per hour. The maximum range of the Tu-214 with 210 passengers in all-economy cabin configuration is 6.200 km. With 164 passengers in a typical two-class cabin the maximum range increases to 7.200km.
Yury Slyusar, General Director of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) of Rostec State Corporation, and Sergey Aleksandrovsky, General Director of PJSC Aeroflot, signed an agreement of intent to purchase 339 Russian-made aircraft.
The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC, powered by Rostec State Corporation) will demonstrate newest Russian aircraft at the Dubai Airshow - a medium-range passenger MC-21-310 with Russian PD-14 engines, AURUS Business Jet which is modernized version of a business jet based on the Superjet 100, as well as a prototype of a light tactical aircraft Checkmate.