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CCCP-85035 Hannover 15 May 1990
Tu-155 c/n 73A035 (the cryogenic 154) and yours truly.
Built as a Tu-154 but later modified for use as an engine test bed for gaseous fuel, with No2 engine replaced with an NK-88. Initially Hydrogen powered, it was later modified to use liquefied natural gas. Performed at least 100 test flights. Operated by the Gromov Flight Research Institute and based at Zhukovsky.

CCCP-85035 Hannover 15 May 1990

Tu-155 c/n 73A035 (the cryogenic 154) and yours truly.
Built as a Tu-154 but later modified for use as an engine test bed for gaseous fuel, with No2 engine replaced with an NK-88. Initially Hydrogen powered, it was later modified to use liquefied natural gas. Performed at least 100 test flights. Operated by the Gromov Flight Research Institute and based at Zhukovsky.

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