|Wing Load (kg/m2)||520|
|Cargo||12 containers 2AC-0.7|
|Cabin LxWxH||30.18x 3.57x 2.16 m3|
|Seats (economy+ business)||196|
|Seats (economy+ business+ first)||168|
Medium range passenger airplane. The Tu-204 was ordered in 1986 to replace the Tu-154 in Aeroflot service. Tu-204 is the first Russian domestic passenger aircraft, equipped with digital flight control system, allowing full-automatic landing in minimum category IIIa IKAO weather conditions. 'Dark cockpit' conditions also help to relieve crew stress during flight.
Designed to compete with the 757 and the A321 on international market, the Tu-204 has domestic fly-by-wire controls, a two person glass cockpit and may be fitted with Rolls Royce or Pratt & Whitney engines, as well as with domestic PS-90A
The RB211-powered Tu-204 is a modern single-aisle airliner designed to carry around 200 passengers over distances of up to 5750km. It is the first Russian-built passenger aircraft to fly with western engines and its certification in July by the Russian ARMAK aviation authority is expected to open the door to a large potential market in many areas of the world.
Fly-by-wire system of the Tu-204 was evaluated for 12 months by Bodenseewerk Gerätechnik.
Seat spacing is 81cm in economy, 96cm in business and 99cm in first class.
Over 23 built or ordered by domestic and foreign carriers with cost per unit is about $35 million. One aircraft is built for president of Russia.
In production since 1995.
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