Bloody copycats, the tail of a tu104, the nose of a caravelle, the dimesions of the 332 and the materials of a starship...
Just jooking! I love those pictures of old Russian jet liners. Very functional & designed to meet requirements very different from the west..
now, 10 years after the cold war, we are allowed to recognize many of them were brilliant without being accused of being a commie..
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Photo © Piotr Obleg
BTW, ever heard the sound of a Tu114?