Tu-214 ПУ-СБУС is released by “Tupolev” PJSC Kazan affiliate under the contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense. After the check flight performed by the operating organization flight crew, the aircraft executed flight to the home base.
This is second Tu-214 of such modification produced by the entity by the Russian Ministry of Defense Russian Ministry of Defense order. The first Tu-214 ПУ-СБУС was transferred into operation on March 26, 2018. The total amount of aircraft Tu-214 of different modifications produced at “Tupolev” PJSC Kazan affiliate composes 30 items.
Alexander Konyukhov, “Tupolev” PJSC general director:
- Being focused on design and production of long-range aviation, “Tupolev” PJSC also produces aircraft on Tu-214 basis equipped specially for government needs. All aircraft components are of domestic manufacture meeting the main requirements of the state customers. The stock of preliminary orders for Tu-214 different modifications is formed till the year 2026.
Tu-214 – long-range narrow-body twin-engined aircraft with high fuel efficiency and comfort level. The main purpose of Tu-214 ПУ-СБУС special modification is providing additional information channels for subscribers.
May 15, 2018, Moscow. “Tupolev” PJSC, part of the United Aircraft Corporation, gained the rights of a sole executive body concerning joint stock company “360 Aircraft repair plant”. The transition of “360 ARP” JSC under the control of “Tupolev” PJSC is executed due to establishment of the “UAC” strategic and long-range aviation division.