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.
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) forges corporate and business processes to form the Commercial Aviation Division. In accordance with the decision of the UAC’ Board of Directors, JSC «Sukhoi Civil Aircraft» and LLC «UAC – Integration center» will join the PJSC «Irkut Corporation» as branches.