FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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The TU-144 was designed by A. N. Tupolev. This aircraft is intended to carry 120 passengers over a range of 6500 km at a cruising speed of 2500 kmhr. The TU-144 is to be as economical as subsonic airliners and will be manned by a crew of three who will have the benefit of the latest navigational aids and the help of electronic computers. The TU-144 will have a flying weight of 130 tons, will cruise at an altitude of about 20 km and is designed to take-off in a distance of 1900 meters.
- Civilian Aircraft