Test flight of the TU-144 supersonic passenger aircraft (1968). A. N. Tupolev and A. A. Tupolev meet the pilots at the airfield after the first flight on the Tu-144. The crew of the TU-144 aircraft that conducted its tests: the commander of the ship E. Elyan, flight engineer Yu. Seliverstov, lead test engineer V. Benderov, co-pilot M. Kozlov. Production meeting on the results of aircraft tests. Verification of tests at the Computing Center against tape recordings. Ground tests of units, parts, individual parts of the aircraft. The second test flight of the Tu-144 aircraft on November 12, 1970. Aircraft designer A.A. Tupolev with colleagues in the design bureau. Preparation of the Tu-144 aircraft for the International Aeronautics and Space Salon in Paris. A. N. Tupolev, A. A. Tupolev with the crew members of the aircraft are discussing the upcoming flight abroad. Flight of the Tu-144 aircraft from Moscow to Paris to the International Air Show.