6 A Glimpse Of The History of the Soviet Aircraft

A Glimpse Of The History of the Soviet Aircraft


We have already told you about the museum of civil aviation in Ulyanovsk. Let us discuss some of its exhibits in detail.


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The Tupolev Tu-104 (NATO reporting name: Camel) was a twin-engined medium-range turbojet-powered Soviet airliner and the world's first successful jet airliner. Although it was the fourth jet airliner to fly, the Tu-104 was the second to enter regular service with Aeroflot and the first to provide a sustained and successful service. The Tu-104 was the sole jetliner operating in the world between 1956 and 1958.

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6 Responses to “A Glimpse Of The History of the Soviet Aircraft”

  1. 山下智久 says:

    为什么俄罗斯不把这些废旧的飞机当废铁卖?
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  2. Max says:

    yeebaaat’ china.
    that is all.

  3. Muzzlehatch says:

    I flew on a Tu-104 from Moscow to Leningrad in July 1969. The plane had to be towed to the head of the runway before takeoff because the engines were so thirsty.

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