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Ту-154 is a three-engine medium-range narrow-body airliner designed in the mid-1960s and manufactured by Tupolev. The Tu-154M and Tu-154M Lux are the most highly upgraded versions, which first flew in 1982 and entered mass production in 1984. It uses more fuel-efficient Soloviev D-30KU-154 turbofans. Together with significant aerodynamic refinement, this led to much lower fuel consumption and therefore longer range, as well as lower operating costs. The aircraft has new double-slotted (instead of triple-slotted) flaps, with an extra 36-degree position (in addition to existing 15, 28 and 45-degree positions on older versions), which allows reduction of noise on approach. It also has a relocated auxiliary power unit and numerous other improvements and increased Maximum takeoff weight.


Max. length
27.45 m
Max. width
3.57 m
Max. height
2.02 m
Max. speed
950.00 km/h
590.00 MPH
Max. range
6 600 km
4 100 m
Max. service celling
12 100 m
39 700 ft