Alexei A. Tupolev — the genius of the Soviet sky

Alexei Tupolev was born May 20, 1925 in Moscow. His parents — Andrey and Yulia N. Tupolev. Have not graduated from high school, he was evacuated with his parents in Omsk. After graduating from high school in 1942, he entered the KB AN Tupolev designer. His first design work — the tail end of an wooden fuselage of the Tu-2, adopted in mass production in order to save scarce metal during the war.

In 1943 he returned to Moscow, he entered the Moscow Aviation Institute. S. Ordzhonikidze. Upon graduation comes in KB per team projects led by

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Tu-95MS completed the tasks air patrols along the coast of Alaska

Four strategic bombers Tu-95MS Russian Air Force has successfully completed the tasks according to the plan of strategic deterrence. This was reported by Itar-Tass Air Force spokesman Col. Vladimir Drik.

The flight line, raised from airfields Ukrainian woman (Amur region). Elizovo and (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky), passed over neutral waters in the north-eastern part of the Pacific Ocean. Duration pairs planes accounted for 13 h and 20 h, respectively.

"Crews Range Aviation (DA) worked skills flights over bezorientirnoy terrain — Drik said. — They also performed aerial refueling tankers from the aircraft IL-78 to reach the western coast of

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Tu-22M3 attracted to the destruction of aircraft carriers

Range Aviation Air Force will be with the air hunt for enemy naval groups

Long-range aircraft of Russian Air Force Tu-22M3 attracted nichtozheniyu sea targets. According to "Izvestia" a source in the Main Command of the Russian Navy, long-range bombers, Tu-22M3 missile successfully hit the target training exercises of the Northern Fleet. Now they are back to doing one of the main tasks of combat for this type of aircraft — from the air unitozheniyu enemy ships, especially aircraft carriers.

— Previously, these planes were in the Navy Naval Aviation. But in 2011 they were transferred

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Tu-214R seen in flight over the Japan Sea

According to the blog of "Tupolev", according to Japan's Ministry of Defense, December 17, 2012 Air Force fighter SDF up to intercept an unidentified aircraft, and found that it was the first and only instance of the new Russian aircraft Tu-intelligence complex 214R (registration number RA-64511). It is curious that the aircraft has not yet been painted and does not bear any identifying marks.

The Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511) in flight over the Japan morem.17.12.2012 (s)

This is the first appearance of the "foreigners" passing trials of integrated intelligence aircraft Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511, serial

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Tu-204SM has been successfully tested at low temperatures

Continuing certification tests entirely new family of aircraft modification "Tupolev" — Tu-204SM. One of the two cars after the stage of improvements in the production of the final assembly of CJSC "Aviastar-SP"Successfully completed flight testing at low temperatures in Yakutsk Sakha Republic.

Within 10 days were 12 flights at temperatures up to -45 degrees Celsius. Results are positive: all the equipment, systems and engines airliner operated in accordance with the stated specifications and airworthiness requirements. The tests took place in the cold under control specialist team flight test facility Zhukovsky, took part in the certification experts

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Tu-204SM has been successfully tested in the tropics

Upgraded medium-haul passenger aircraft manufactured at the plant "Aviastar-SP" has passed the next phase of flight certification tests in the United Arab Emirates and returned to Russia. Experts said that the flights took place at temperatures up to 47 degrees Celsius. On the day held one or two tests. All systems of the aircraft proved to be positive.

The future plans of the company — the Tu-204SM tests under conditions of intense electromagnetic fields, after which the flight crew must perform a series of special tests, including operation on a wet runway. Fully certified medium-range Tu-204SM to be completed

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Tu-204SM has successfully completed a test of resistance to EMI

Successfully completed the program of ground certification tests of the Tu-204SM number 64150 under the impact of high intensity electromagnetic fields (HIRF). HIRF tests were conducted to confirm the security systems of the Tu-204SM from the effects of electromagnetic fields emitted by TV and radio stations or radar, designed to ensure safety.

According to the preliminary results of the tests carried out have shown compliance with the requirements of the aircraft certification basis.

Certification tests conducted by specialists of JSC "Tupolev" and JSC "Beriev Aircraft Company. Beriev" on the basis of the Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex under

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Tu-204SM pass certification tests in Yakutsk

In accordance with the plan of work for certification of the Tu-204SM special passes certification testing at low outdoor temperatures, the press-service of JSC "Tupolev".

In the course of the specialists of JSC "Tupolev" and ASN GosNIIGA audited ability of the aircraft and its systems to withstand thermal stress. The test program includes the evaluation of the training aircraft to take off after a short period (up to 2 hours) and long term (at least 12 hours) parking. Taking into account indicators of warming up time before the flight, the temperature control in the cabin and cockpit, specified in

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Tu-204SM started certification tests

In Zhukovsky began certification testing of prospective passenger aircraft Tu-204SM, developed by JSC "Tupolev" and produced "Aviastar-SP".

The first test flight of the airliner took place on December 29 at the Ulyanovsk region. "The aircraft is equipped with a new Russian engine PS-90A2, which has already been certified Aviation Register of Interstate Aviation Committee Aviation Regulations AP-33, to the maximum extent harmonized with European standards. The aircraft is also equipped with a completely new auxiliary power unit "- quoted by ITAR-TASS as saying Director CDB" Tupolev "Valery Solozobova.

The bulk of the tests will have

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Tu-204SM completes certification

At present, almost all the tests are finished, except for the tests at low temperatures and high intensity of icing, which are likely to be held soon in the Arkhangelsk region. In the certification of the aircraft involved two Tu-204SM. Additional certification tests are carried out only within the framework of the major changes made to the Tu-204SM compared with the Tu-204-100.

Tu-204SM previously successfully fly off in Yakutsk when severe frosts, in the United Arab Emirates — at high temperatures, and also performed a number of take-offs and landings on wet surfaces.


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