Air International 2007-01
Zhukovsky Flight Research Institute's wholly-owned commercial subsidiary Moscovia Airlines operates four Tu-154s, including this Tu-154M RA-85743, Yuri Sheffer. It was photographed at Skopje International Airport, Macedonia on November 15, 2006, where it had transported Russia's national football team. (Yuri Sheffer was a Russian pilot, cosmonaut and director of the LII test pilot-school from 1999 to 2001, who suffered a heart attack whilst flying an aircraft from the Zhukovsky Flight Research Centre and was killed.)