Tag: Tupolev Tu-144

Putin Proposes Civilian Version of Tupolev Tu-160 Bomber

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed creating a civil version of the Tupolev Tu-160 supersonic strategic bomber. He voiced the idea while visiting Kazan Aviation Plan to attend the presentation of the bomber’s modernized version, the Tu-160M. The newly assembled aircraft named after Gen. Pyotr Deynekin (a Soviet and then Russian aif force commander) made […]

The Evolution of Commercial Supersonic Passenger Jets

Reading Time: 6 minutes What is a supersonic aircraft? It is the plane that can fly faster than the speed of sound (768 mph/ 1,236 km/h), in aviation called ‘Mach 1’. Assuming that, the flight is supersonic when aircraft is flying faster than Mach 1 speed. Referring to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval, the fastest speed using ever […]