December 5, Kazan made its first flight next plane Tu-214 RA-64521, built by the Kazan Aircraft Production Association named. Gorbunov. The plane made a version of "beauty" and is designed for the Arctic Ocean, "Russia."
This is the first and only one in the family, the new plane Tu-204/Tu-214.
After a cycle of flight test aircraft will be delivered to the customer.
At the same time it became known concluded on October 31 with the Office of the President of the Russian Federation a new contract worth 8.85 mldr. rubles for the delivery of three aircraft transponders Tu-214SR for the Arctic Ocean, "Russia." Aircraft shall be delivered until December 2015.