Tupolev TU-144

This aircraft is amazing! I though someone would have mentioned it before!

Cheers!

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Is it just the fancy name for Concorde 👏👍

No. It most certainly is not. This is way better than the Concorde.

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I stand corrected, it’s the Soviet Sister to the Concorde.

Concordski to be precise

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Its official name is “Charger”, codename given by the NATO.

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It is just the nickname given for its resemblance to concorde

You really want a Russian aircraft in IF now, (I’ve noticed you bumping some of my requests for Russian aircraft and others😄) you’ve got the Russian aircraft bug (like me)

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Yep. Got some civil aircraft book and it’s packed with Russian aircraft. It was only since I got that book I noticed how gorgeous they are!

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Your hooked for life now😄.

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No. The TU-144 was built before Concorde. The Concorde resembles the Tupolev TU-144

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@Freddiefrogs But according to a book called the Concorde story the kgb got a hold of one full Concorde blueprint and built off that

The Tupolev TU-144 first flew on December 31st 1968

The Concorde first flew March 2nd 1969

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Must be the addition to Concorde!

Would love to see this, IF needs some Russian aircraft.

That just means that they were both being built around the same time.

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