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 in November.