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Tupolev Construction Bureau Anniversary
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From 15:00 GMT 22nd October till 15:00 GMT 23rd October

25% discount on the purchase of Tu-2S and Tu-2S-44


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The Andrei Tupolev Design Bureau, received its name after the death of it’s designer, founded on October 22nd, 1922, they created aircraft that left a major mark in the history of aviation of the Soviet Union and Russia. Until today, the basis of strategic aviation for the Russian Federation were the bombers that were born within the walls of this design office: the Tu-22M, the Tu-95 and the Tu-160. More than a hundred aircraft had been created during the lifetime of A.N. Tupolev: more than half of them entered production. His influence was key in pre and post Cold War Russian aviation.
 

The Tupolev Tu-2 was a twin-engine Soviet high speed daylight bomber (SDB) forward bomber (FB) aircraft. The Tu-2 was designed to meet a requirement for a high speed bomber or dive-bomber, with a large internal bomb load, with speeds similar to that of a single seat fighter. Created to challenge the German Junkers Ju 88, the Tu-2 proved equal. The Tu-2 was one of the outstanding combat aircraft of World War II and it played a key role in the Red Army's final offensives.
 

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