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31/12/1968 Konkordski


Konkordski - Documentary - Tupolev TU-144


Concorde and Tu-144 at the Paris Air Show in 1973


Soviet Tu-144 Crashes At Paris Air Show in 1973


Why You Wouldn't Want to Fly On The Soviet Concorde - The TU-144 Story


Tu-144 Take off

The Tupolev Tu-144 is a retired jet airliner and commercial supersonic transport aircraft (SST). It is the first of only two SSTs to enter commercial service, the other being the Anglo-French Concorde. The design was a product of the Tupolev design bureau, headed by Alexei Tupolev, of the Soviet Union and manufactured by the Voronezh Aircraft Production Association in Voronezh, Russia. It conducted 55 passenger service flights, at an average service altitude of 16,000 metres (52,000 ft) and cruised at a speed of around 2,000 kilometres per hour (1,200 mph).
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