The Tu-144 Russia’s Supersonic

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Most people don’t know that Russia created its own version of the Concorde called the Tupolev-144. At a glance they look similar but the TU-144 has an extra control canard on the front and a set of some pretty shitty engines that they were always fucking with to get it to go fast enough. In the end when Communism collapsed so did the supersonic transport program…

Author: Sam Sung

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