A film about A. N. Tupolev. Aircraft designer A. N. Tupolev at work in the design bureau, at a meeting, talking about his work, life (synchronously). A. N. and A. A. Tupolev in the design bureau, at home, in the country. A. Tupolev (aircraft designer, son of A. N. Tupolev) gives interviews (synchronously). Assembly and testing of the Tu-144 aircraft. Aircraft Tu-144 at the airport, in the air. Test pilot Elsen gives interviews (synchronously). Chronicle. Aircraft "ANT-3", "ANT-6", "ANT-25" at airfields, in the air. The plane "Maxim Gorky" in flight.