Tupolev Tu-104: Peasants’ High Flyers.

Sputniks  & Tu-104‘s.  The Soviets were riding the technological wave in 1956-57. After Comet 1 accidents and for two years, pending the entry into service of both the improved Comet 4 and the Boeing 707, the Tu-104 was the world’s only operational jet airliner.

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