Aviation Photo #6231377 Tupolev Tu-114 - Aeroflot (Japan Air Lines - JAL)

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    Toshiro Hara
    Aeroflot (Japan Air Lines - JAL)
    Tupolev Tu-114
    Tupolev Tu-114/126
    Tupolev Tu-114/126
    Tupolev
    64M471
    CCCP-76490
    Tokyo - Haneda International
    Japan
    April 2, 1968
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1 month ago
These are such amazing planes! Great quality scan too.
England, United Kingdom
1 month ago
This aircraft is more than curious. It is obviously not really a JAL plane ass the registration is from the Soviet Union And on the top you can read AEROFLOT. - The tail shows a red flag.
Yet the nose says Japan Airlines - can someone help with this mystery?
109   Japan
1 month ago
Because it was joint operation of JAL and AF.
In some political reason they had to use slow and old AF’s Tu-114 in jet era. Spotters in Japan were so happy, though.
Germany
1 month ago
The Tu-114 was neither slow nor that old. in fact, it was the fastest turbo-prop airliner ever built, it's cruising speed being some 880 km/h which is in the same class as Boeing's early 707 (897 km/h). btw, both aircraft share the same wing sweep, and the turboprops made the soviet airliner much more economical ;-)

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