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Tupolev design bureau bombers

The first large all-metal Soviet-built bomber by Tupolev design bureau made its test flight 90 years ago

In 1925, Soviet aircraft designer Andrei Tupolev created a twin-engine bomber, the TB-1, which was considered one of the most advanced designs of the time. The aircraft made its first test flight on 26 November 1925. TB-1 served as the backbone of the Soviet bomber force for many years. Tupolev design bureau bombers - in this photo gallery by TASS.