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More: Czech Republic, May 24, 2009
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A visitor from United States posted Fri April 20, 2012:
I love the subject matter, of course. The Tupolev TU-104 variants had a frightful look, owing to their cold war era design borrowed from the TU-16 "Badger" bomber. But Soviet airliners of the period commanded attention from western observers notwithstanding their seemingly unorthodox appearance. While I am very pleased to see this pioneer jet airliner in particular has been deemed worthy of preservation, the photo itself appears to be a bit stretched, judging by the elliptical appearance of the nose wheel tires and windows.

A visitor from - posted Tue December 13, 2011:
Such a pretty looking bird. They really knew how to design planes in those days. Makes today's aircraft look rather boring don't you think?. Thanks for taking the time to share this with us. Big B. UK.

A visitor from - posted Mon April 11, 2011:
Nostalgic photo, great aircraft in very good condition, dificult to see in our days, not a common sight, thank you, the photo is just beautiful.

Greetings from Colombia.

A visitor from Czech Republic posted Wed March 31, 2010:
I like classical russian planes !This plane looks very well,but,in fact is in very poor condition. Interior is practically destroyed and cockpit equipments are missing.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed March 31, 2010:
Looks so futuristic! wish I could see it fly!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri February 26, 2010:
Beside the Tu-134, the 707 and the 777 this is ,in my opinion ,the most beautiful airliner.
Sadly these don't fly anymore.

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