Aviation Photo #0033298 Tupolev Tu-144LL - Tupolev Design Bureau

[ Medium Large ]
3 of 182
Sponsor Message
Sponsor Message
A supersonic testbed, was the last TU-144 to fly. Today there is no active Tu-144 left in the world; this aircraft is also stored.
[ Medium Large ]
Distinct Views: 81,689
Photo Added: May 19, 1999

Comments (9)

Anonymous
11 years ago
A real bird of prey. The photo captures the dramatic proportions of the plane, and also the sense of loss that it no longer flys.
Anonymous
11 years ago
This picture gives idea about what size and how everything works on this plane together
Anonymous
10 years ago
Its sad there are no active concords and TU144s. At least we should keep one from each a/c in airworthy....
Anonymous
10 years ago
That aircraft looks cool.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Really a great pic! Actually the Russian designers had some blue prints of the Concorde, but they couldnt get the wing design correct so they went for the cannard solution which made the aircraft perform better in the end than the concorde. I think they both look superb! :-)
Anonymous
10 years ago








TU-144 looks at least ten times better than Concorde
Anonymous
9 years ago
This plane looks great!!!... I totally agree, this Tu 144 design is 10 times better than Concorde. It is sad that supersonic airliners are discontinued. Hopefully russians will re-start or increase the competition for big/supersonic airliners.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Fab photo of a terrific aircraft
Anonymous
7 years ago
Only in my dreams will I see this fly again :(
I have been onboard one, but unfortuantly not flying..

Explore Other Great Photos

Photo Albums Containing This Photo

Album
Views
Likes
Photos
Updated
These are the best photos on Airliners net-great shots
United Kingdom
Views 3.2M
Likes 4
Photos 196K
Updated 22 minutes ago
My favourite photos of civilian a/c
India
Views 354.2K
Likes 2
Photos 16.3K
Updated 16 minutes ago
and their successors in russia
Views 284K
Likes 0
Photos 4.3K
Updated 4 hours ago
For Basti and Alexandra, with all my love
Views 264K
Likes 1
Photos 33.9K
Updated 1 hour ago