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    Pilots in Russia have managed to extract the Alrosa Tupolev Tu-154 from Izhma, six months after an emergency landing left the aircraft stranded.


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  • VIDEO: Test pilots extract stranded Alrosa Tu-154

    News | 24 Mar 2011 12:44 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Pilots in Russia have managed to extract the Alrosa Tupolev Tu-154 from Izhma, six months after an emergency landing left the aircraft stranded.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Test-pilots-extract-stranded-Alrosa-Tu-154-354735/
  • Alrosa Tu-154 overruns after emergency landing in Russia

    News | 07 Sep 2010 20:56 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Seventy-two passengers on board a Russian-operated Tupolev Tu-154 have escaped injury after the tri-jet sustained damage after overrunning a short runway...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alrosa-Tu-154-overruns-after-emergency-landing-in-Russia-347069/
  • Power struggle

    News | 01 Aug 1995 23:00

    <p>It is a familiar story, but Russian engine makers are suffering from a shortage of funds. </p> <p>Alexander Velovich/MOSCOW </p> <p>OF ALL SECTORS IN THE Russian aviation industry, engine manufacturers are receiving probably the sharpest criticism from national media and airline operators for their apparent inability to offer products, which are competitive with state-of-the-art Western designs. </p> <p>The engine at the centre of the highest level of controversy is the Aviadvigatel/Perm Motors PS-90A turbofan, which powers the Ilyushin Il-96-300 and Tupolev Tu-204 airliners. By the end of 1994, Russian operators had become so unhappy with the PS-90A that Vitaliy Yefimov, Russia's transport minister, made specific mention of it in a letter to Prime Minister Victor Chernomyrdin expressing his concern. </p> <p>He said that the PS-90A engine's declared lifetime is 1,000h, but that the actual time between non-scheduled dismantlings is 300h - about 100 times lower than that of equivhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Power-struggle-25218/