The First Russian Commercial Aircraft to fly non stop from USSR to USA — the TU 114

The TU 114 was in the prototype stage when it carried Khrushchev on his maiden journey to the USA

TU 114- Source-https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/36/Aeroflot_Tupolev_Tu-114_JAL_livery_APM.jpg/450px-Aeroflot_Tupolev_Tu-114_JAL_livery_APM.jpg

It was September 1959 at Andrews Air Force Base, the first visit by a Soviet leader o the USA. Journalists pointed all their cameras on the runway. The Soviet…

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Karthick Nambi

Karthick Nambi

A human with interest in history and technology