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Definition of Tupolev, Andrei Nikolaievich in English:
(1888–1972), Russian aeronautical engineer. He produced Russia’s first jet bomber (1946) and jet passenger plane. With his son Alexei (1925–2001) he designed the world’s first supersonic airliner, whose maiden flight in December 1968 preceded that of Concorde by two months; it was, however, never commercially viable.
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