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More: Aeroflot
More: Tupolev Tu-104B
More: Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL)
More: Germany, 1974
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CCCP-42415 (cn 920402) Braking parachutes in action
More: Wolfgang Mendorf
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A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed January 9, 2013:
Great photo

A visitor from Austria posted Sun November 13, 2011:
To the visitor from Australia: It does not have to be a high speed exit. Tu104 did not have thrust reversers, hence the braking parachutes. And the air from the engines at the wing root would, I assume, keep them inflated at any speed

A visitor from - posted Fri March 25, 2011:
They put out the laundry to dry...

A visitor from Finland posted Mon January 10, 2011:
Just love these old soviet planes

A visitor from United States posted Sat September 11, 2010:
Love this shot! Especially of an old Soviet bird like this one...

A visitor from Germany posted Sat September 11, 2010:
The aircraft just left the runway via a high speed exit. Only one moment after this photo was taken, the parachutes were cut off and subsequently collected by a marshaller.

A visitor from - posted Sat September 11, 2010:
Wow! I presume this is taxiing to the ramp...when/how did the parachutes go back up?

A visitor from Australia posted Sat September 11, 2010:
Braking parachutes? on a taxiway, must be a high speed exit...

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sat September 11, 2010:
Gritty, grainy, totally appropriate. A delightful old image

A visitor from Germany posted Sat September 11, 2010:
What an elegant and sleek aircraft! Imagine the parachute and gear stowed. Truly beautiful!

A visitor from - posted Fri September 10, 2010:
Thank you very much for a picture! It is pleasant to see Tu-104 with parabrakes. C.C.C.P.

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