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The Tupolev Tu-144 was a airliner that flew faster than the speed of sound. Built in USSR by Tupolev it's similar to the Concorde. Tupolev Tu-144 flown only for Aeroflot the national soviet airline. Sixteen examples only were built. First flight was on December 31st, 1968.

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