Re: tupolev 214

Date:         28 Dec 96 14:20:09 
From:         cbstone@tucson.Princeton.EDU (Christopher B. Stone)
Organization: Princeton University
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In article <airliners.1996.3022@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Edward Dittmer <> wrote:

>I heard Tupolev came out with a new plane, the 214.  What is the general
>opinion of the plane.  have any airlines outside of Aeroflot ordered it?

It is actually the Tu-204, roughly analogous to the 757.  As of a few
months ago, none had been sold.  However, about two weeks ago, I saw a
report on that the Kato Group in Egypt had
ordered several of the planes.
Chris Stone  *  *
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