A Supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 Aircraft on Display at the Kazan State Technical University in Russia

Tupolev Tu-144

A supersonic Tupolev Tu-144 aircraft sits on display at the Kazan State Technical University in the Republic of Tartarstan, Russia. The aircraft is even visible from Google Street View. The university was renamed after the aircraft designer Andrei Tupolev in 1973. Andrei Tupolev’s son, Alexei Tupolev, led the development of the Tu-144.

One of the seven surviving legendary TU 144’s. Stands in the courtyard of the 6th building of Kazan State Technical University, the former Kazan Aviation Institute (CAI).

photo via Gelio

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