Zvezda – Russian Airliner TU-154M – 1:144 7004. This box contains an unassembled plastic model kit. Paint needed to finish model as shown are not included. Instruction sheet with drawings included. The medium-range airliner Tu-154. ì designed by Tupolev Design Bureau has been the production standard since 1984. This aircraft is one of the most widely used Russian airliners. The . u-154. ì is capable to carry up to 158 passengers at a range of up to 3500 km at the maximum speed of 950 km/h. u-154. ì is one of a few Russian airliners, successfully exported to other countries.