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More: Aeroflot
More: Tupolev Tu-144
More: Paris - Le Bourget (LBG / LFPB)
More: France, June 1973
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CCCP-77102 (cn 01-2)
More: Alberto Storti
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A visitor from - posted Fri March 9, 2012:
Amazing quality for the picture of that age.

A visitor from Ukraine posted Tue January 18, 2011:
This is the airplane, the second of the TU-144, produced commercially, Number USSR-77 102, which crashed June 3, 1973 at Le Bourget. Died: Honored Test Pilot of the USSR, Kozlov MV, test pilot Molchanov, VM, aeronavigator Bazhenov GN, deputy chief designer, engineer, Maj. Gen. Benders VN, chief engineer Pervukhin BA ., flight engineer Dralin AI. Eternal memory

A visitor from - posted Tue October 26, 2010:
It's not as graceful as a Concorde, but it's beautiful nonetheless. Too bad this plane's life was cut short by the crash.

A visitor from - posted Sat October 16, 2010:
Wow! Truly a science fiction space ship. A gorgeous work of art. Russian designers have a great eye for beauty. I hope this isn't the one that crashed.

A visitor from - posted Sat October 2, 2010:
It is so sad... So much nonsense, envy and all of it in one person.

A visitor from - posted Sat October 2, 2010:
Nobody wants to fly on Russian airplanes... hence why it never made it in the commercial sector... or any sector but the 'historical aircraft that failed miserably' category

A visitor from United States posted Fri October 1, 2010:
Wonderful portrait of a beautiful bird. But...like the Concorde, the product of a very big ego trip. Very mixed emotions when I see these.

A visitor from United States posted Fri October 1, 2010:
Better looking bird than any current jetliner being flown (and produced) today.

A visitor from - posted Sat September 25, 2010:
Tupolev Tu-144 (first flight - 31 December 1968).
Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde (first flight - 2 March 1969).

Tupolev looks better, flied up earlier... I think it is not necessary to name it Concorde. More likely the Concorde is the Tupolev.

The amazing plane, has outrun both: the time and the competitor. The picture is simply a treasure.

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Sat September 25, 2010:
Top airplane of the U.S.S.R. !

A visitor from Netherlands posted Sat September 25, 2010:
Nice like concorde.for sharing five stars

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