Tupolev Civil and Military Aircraft -- Book 2 by peter dancey
Approx. 6,420 words.
Published on September 17, 2010.
This book completes the Tupolev story to include the airplanes not in Book 1 the Tu 128(?) the Tu 144 SST and Tu 160 why was the latter saved from extinction twice firstly in 1997 then again in 1999 and what really happened at Le Bourget when the Charger plunged to the ground in front of the spectators and why in 1997 at the request of the US was an SST returned to use at US taxpayers expence.