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Tupolev Civil and Military Aircraft -- Book 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Tupolev Civil and Military Aircraft -- Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book the first of two is about A N Tupolev and his OKB and his designs it is also a snapshot of life under Joseph Stalin, Tupolev and his fellows living under constant fear of arrest if their designs failed as it was he and others were arrested in October 1937 and sent to GAZ-156 to work. The Tupolev OKB provided Russia with the airplanes it needed both military and civil and the Charger SST